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Enthusiasm Displayed

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1871,0812.1600

  • Title (object)

    • Enthusiasm Displayed
  • Description

    A figure preaching to a group beneath a tree, waving a cloth in the air, at the foot of his lecturn two kneeling women conspire over his removed shoes, an apple cart at left with the seller in an embrace, chimney sweep beside and a figure flying a kite behind, rows of houses in the background, and an inn at right. 1765
    Etching and engraving

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1765
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 409 millimetres (sheet, trimmed)
    • Width: 500 millimetres (sheet, trimmed)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title, production detail: "John Griffiths Pinxit", "Robt. Pranker Sculpt." and publication line: "Published according to Act of Parliament, & Sold by the Proprietor John Griffiths Chief Porter of the Middle Temple, Opposite the General Post Office, Middle Temple Lane, & the Print Shops &c."
  • Curator's comments

    'Enthusiasm Displayed' must date from 1765, the year in which Griffiths exhibited 'Enthusiam Displayed in the character of a Methodist preacher and his congregation in Moorfields' at the Free Society (115). There is another impression, 1988,0808.3619.

  • Location

    Not on display (British Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1871

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1871,0812.1600

A figure preaching to a group beneath a tree, waving a cloth in the air, at the foot of his lecturn two kneeling women conspire over his removed shoes, an apple cart at left with the seller in an embrace, chimney sweep beside and a figure flying a kite behind, rows of houses in the background, and an inn at right. 1765  Etching and engraving

Recto

A figure preaching to a group beneath a tree, waving a cloth in the air, at the foot of his lecturn two kneeling women conspire over his removed shoes, an apple cart at left with the seller in an embrace, chimney sweep beside and a figure flying a kite behind, rows of houses in the background, and an inn at right. 1765 Etching and engraving

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