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Inscription

lower center in plate: A View of the Inside of the New Prison at Rome / To the Rt. Hnble. RICHARD Earl Temple this Plate is most Humbly Dedicated... lower left in plate: Plate 1; lower right in plate: G F Blondell Delint. & Sculp. / GF Blondel

Provenance

Private Collection, England; (sale, Sotheby's London, 25 May 1979, no. 139); Christopher Lennox-Boyd; (Nicholas Stogdon, Oxford); purchased 2001 by NGA.

Bibliography
1922
"The Mezzotints of G. F. Blondel." The Print Collector's Quarterly, 9 (1922): 303-314.
1930
Inventaire du Fonds Français, Graveurs du XIIIe siècle. Paris, 1930 - 1977.