A brace of blackguards [graphic]
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- A brace of blackguards [graphic]
- Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, printmaker
- Published / Created
- [20 June 1789]
- Publication Place
- Brighton, England
- Pubd. as the act directs, June 20, 1789, by Mrs. Lay on the Steine, Brighthelmstone
Three men in a tavern with three pictures on the wall with images of pugilists, a portrait of Buckhorse and two images of fights. The one man has his head on the table, presumably passed out and asleep. The other man sits in a chair looking out at the viewer, a club in his hand and a dog at his feet. The third man stands behind him, his fists postitioned ready for a bout, although he holds a smoking pipe in his left hand. On the mantel are glasses and flasks of liquor
Title etched below image.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark.
Manuscript notion identifies the seated man as "Morland the artist" and the man standing behind him as "Rowlandson".
Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
For a description of the reissue or alternate version of this design from 1812, see: Grego, J. Rowlandson the caricaturist, v. 2, page 230.
Temporary local subject terms: Tankards -- Pictures amplifying subjects: 3 prints of pugilists.
Identifications of the two figures added in ink in a contemporary hand -- Morland and Rowlandson; secondary border line around design also added in ink.
- 1 print : sheet 38 x 27 cm
- Extent of Digitization
- This object has been no.
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Subjects, Formats, And Genres
Caricatures and cartoons
Annotations (Provenance) 18th century
Satires (Visual works) England 1789
Aquatints England London 1789
Etchings England London 1789
- aquatint and etching ; and wove paper hand-colored.
- Resource Type
- still image
- Subject (Name)
Morland, George, 1763-1804
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827
- Subject (Topic)
Morland, George, 1763-1804 > Caricatures and cartoons
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827 > Caricatures and cartoons
Artists > British
England > 1789
England > London > 1789
Riviere & Son > Binding
Auchincloss, Hugh Dudley > Ownership
Harvey, Francis > Ownership
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