The Young Roscius and Don John on the Theatrical Pegasus



Hand-colored etching on laid paper

Sheet: 10 3/16 × 11 in. (25.9 × 27.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



S. W. Fores


Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, upper left: Zounds how he eats and spurs away. If I don't take / great care, he will certainly have me off. - He has / got me on the crupper already. [speech bubble]; inscribed, in plate, upper left: Never fear Sir - we shall agree very / well _ but when two ride on a Horse / on emust ride behind you know! [speech bubble]; inscribed, in plate lower center: Pub.d [d in superscript] [th in superscript] Dec.r [r in superscript] by S.W. Fores N.o [o in superscript] 50 Piccadilly London; inscribed, in plate, lower right: J.B / Folios of Caracatures lent out for the Evening; inscribed, in plate, lower center: The Young Roscius and Don Juan on the Theatrical Pega[sus]; Collector's mark, stamped, in black ink, lower right: S.W.D [unidentified]

Catalogue Raisonne

George (1947), BM Satires, Vol. 8: 10319.

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