- Museum number
- Object: The Temptation to be Washed
A mother sitting on the right end of a four-poster bed, with a baby on her knee, trying to persuade it to be washed while a young woman to right holds out a doll over the basin as a bribe, and two little girls to left, one pleading with clasped hands, watch, another baby sleeps in the far corner of the bed and a little boy kneels on the floor putting a kitten on a toy horse; touched proof numbered 5.
Mezzotint with touches of white and black
- Production date
Height: 470 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 607 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Companion to 'The Clean Face Rewarded', Frankau 18.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
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- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 1979,U.916