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Joy with Tranquility / Le Brun Travested [sic], or Caricatures of the Passions

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2004,1130.42

  • Title (object)

    • Joy with Tranquility

    Title (series)

    • Le Brun Travested [sic], or Caricatures of the Passions
  • Description

    No. 8: a man holds a sheet of paper lettered "Five Thousand" at which a Christ's Hospital schoolboy points. 1800
    Hand-coloured etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1800
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 289 millimetres
    • Width: 218 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered above the image, "Joy with Tranquility/ No. 8.", within with the words quoted above, and below with three lines reading, "This passion is represented by a Philosophical Brewer, who having gained a considerable Prize in the Lottery, receives it with the most perfect composure - a useful lesson for those persons who are too apt to be over elated at an unexpected change of Fortune." and production and publication details, "Woodward Del/Etched by Rowlandson/London Pub. 21 Jan: 1800. at R. Ackermann's Repository of the Arts, 101 Strand."
  • Curator's comments

    For a note on the series, see 2004,1130.41.
    A photocopy of the missing title page is kept with the series.

  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 9628-9632 (cf.) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Expressions des Passions de l'Âme représentées en plusieurs testes gravées d'après les desseins de seu M. le Brun
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2004

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    2004,1130.42

No. 8: a man holds a sheet of paper lettered "Five Thousand" at which a Christ's Hospital schoolboy points. 1800  Hand-coloured etching

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No. 8: a man holds a sheet of paper lettered "Five Thousand" at which a Christ's Hospital schoolboy points. 1800 Hand-coloured etching

Reproduced by permission of the artist. © The Trustees of the British Museum

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