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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1876,0510.764

  • Description

    An exhibition of caricatures; William Holland's Print shop, the interior crowded with people, including in foreground to right, a young man turning to look at two ladies walking by, towards the centre a man with monocle and military uniform, an elderly man supporting a large laughing woman and holding a fan, seated figures behind in the centre, the walls lined with caricatures. c.1794 Watercolour, with pen and blue ink

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1794
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 447 millimetres
    • Width: 677 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Inscribed with titles of prints
  • Curator's comments

    The drawing was acquired and catalogued by Binyon as by Robert Dighton. The correct attribution to Newton was made by M Dorothy George, on the basis of the print made from it, of which an impression is in the National Library of Wales.
    Lit.: Simon Turner, The 'caricature of caricatures'" William Holland's Exhibition Room by Richard Newton, in G J Saville, Caricatures (Dealer's catalogue), 1997, np.,includes list of satirical prints shown in the watercolour; Alexander, pp. 7-9.

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  • Bibliography

    • Binyon 1898-1907 6 (as Robert Dighton) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British Atlas PV)

  • Exhibition history

    1986 Jan-Mar, London, Royal Academy, Joshua Reynolds, no.181
    1998 Feb-May, Manchester, Whitworth Art Gallery, Richard Newton 2000/1 Nov-Feb, London, Tate Britain, William Blake 2002/3, Oct-April, BM, Richard Newton (no cat.)
    2014 May-Oct, Hannover, W Busch Mus, Hanoverians

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1876

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1876,0510.764

An exhibition of caricatures; William Holland's Print shop, the interior crowded with people, including in foreground to r, a young man turning to look at two ladies walking by, towards the centre a man with monocle and military uniform, an elderly man su

An exhibition of caricatures; William Holland's Print shop, the interior crowded with people, including in foreground to r, a young man turning to look at two ladies walking by, towards the centre a man with monocle and military uniform, an elderly man su

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