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Inscription

lower left in plate: Drawn by T. Rowlandson; lower center in plate: Aquatinto by F. Jukes.; lower right in plate: Engraved by R Pollard.; lower center in plate: VAUX-HALL / London publish'd June 28th 1785 by J.R. Smith No 83 - Oxford Street; by later hand, lower center in graphite: 27; by later hand, lower right verso in graphite: 1785 by; by later hand, lower left verso in graphite: 6280; by later hand, lower left verso in graphite: (dimensions)

Provenance

(David Tunick, New York); Dr. Ruth B. Benedict (1913-1993), Washington, 1984; bequest to NGA, 1994.

Exhibition History
1990
Clayton 1990, 77.
1994
A Discerning Eye: Prints and Drawings Given by Ruth B. Benedict, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, no. 47.
Bibliography
1880
Grego, Joseph. Rowlandson the caricaturist; a selection from his works with anecdotal descriptions of his famous caricatures. 2 vols. London: Chattoand Windus, 1880. Reprint. New York: Collector's Editions, 1970.
1990
Clayton, Virginia Tuttle. Gardens on Paper: Prints and Drawings, 1200-1900. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1990: 77.
1994
A Discerning Eye: Prints and Drawings Given by Ruth B. Benedict. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: no. 47.