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- Object: Rustick Ease
A woman supporting a toddler, talking to a man who lies on the ground, a dog beside them and an old woman watching from her seat just inside the door of a thatched cottage to right, with a gnarled tree overshadowing the scene and landscape continuing to left; after Morland.
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Height: 385 millimetres
Width: 455 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Incorrectly ascribed to William Ward by Frankau
States [recorded in the Lennox-Boyd database]
(i) proof before letters [this state]
(ii) lettered with the title in open, strengthened, letters, and 'Painted by G. Morland. // Engraved by J. Young, Engraver in Mezotinto to his R.H. the Prince of Wales. // London March 15th,, 1800. Published by J. Young. No,, 58, Upper Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square.'
(iii) reworked, title in closed letters [1873,0111.71]
(iv) plate reworked, bottom edge left uncleaned, rocker-work and etching showing throughout the plate.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquired with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Friends of the British Museum, the Art Fund, Mrs Charles Wrightsman, the Michael Marks Charitable Trust, and numerous individual donors.
- Prints and Drawings
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