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The Fair Penitent, or the Lover's Mind Disclos'd

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1935,0522.1.143

  • Title (object)

    • The Fair Penitent, or the Lover's Mind Disclos'd
  • Description

    A man kneels holding his arms out towards a woman seated at her dressing table who pushes him away in tears. 1773
    Hand-coloured mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1773
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 354 millimetres
    • Width: 251 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title and "Printed for Carington Bowles, at his Map & Print Warehouse, No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London. Published as the Act directs [date erased]". Numbered bl 280
  • Curator's comments

    The date of publication is deduced from Dorothy George (see BMSat. V p.786)

  • Bibliography

    • Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed bibliographic details
    • BM Satires undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Caricatures I p.143)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1935

  • Acquisition notes

    NB sheet nos 144 to 167 inclusive do not exist as the pages were misnumbered.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1935,0522.1.143

A man kneels holding his arms out towards a woman seated at her dressing table who pushes him away in tears.  1773  Hand-coloured mezzotint

A man kneels holding his arms out towards a woman seated at her dressing table who pushes him away in tears. 1773 Hand-coloured mezzotint

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