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An Italian Family

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Inscription

l.c. margin in captial letters: AN ITALIAN FAMILY l.l.: Rowlandson Del. l.r. S. Alken fecit l.c. (beneath title): London. Pub.d 1785. by S. Alken. No. 3 Dufours Place Broad Street Soho. Sold by W. Hinton No. 5. Sweeting Alley Cornhill.

Provenance

2002, sold by Andrew Edmonds, London to R. M. Light and Co., Inc., Santa Barbara, CA; 2012, sold by R.M. Light to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 30, 2012)

Credit Line

Eleanor A. Sayre Fund

1785

Dimensions

Sheet: 42 x 53.5 cm (16 9/16 x 21 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.275

Medium or Technique

Etching and aquatint with hand coloring (including mount), outer lines of mount ruled by hand

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