- Museum number
- Object: The Contented Captive
A young woman in oriental dress sitting on the floor on the right, with a baby at her breast and another lying asleep with its head on her knee, looking up at another woman who approaches with another child, while another figure sits reading between them; lute lying against a table on the right and curtain revealing a view over a balustrade, of a garden with palm trees, in the background; after Corbould; scratched open-letter state. 1827
Mixed method mezzotint
- Production date
Height: 520 millimetres (trimmed?)
Width: 374 millimetres (trimmed?)
- Curator's comments
The Lennox-Boyd database records also a state with the title in semi-filled letters.
This print was acquired for reference purposes only. Its condition is so poor that it cannot be displayed.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Childe Harold
- 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
- Registration number