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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2016.356
People
Thomas Rowlandson, British (London, England 1756 - 1827 London, England)
Title
Pastime in Portugal or A Visit to the Nunnerys
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1811
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/356989
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Hand-colored etching
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 24.5 × 35 cm (9 5/8 × 13 3/4 in.)
sheet: 27 × 41 cm (10 5/8 × 16 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, upper right: 64
  • inscription: in plate, below image: Rowlandson. Del. PASTIME IN PORTUGAL OR A VISIT TO THE NUNNERYS.
  • inscription: graphite, upper left: II / 203
  • inscription: graphite, lower left: IV 1811
  • watermark: 1819
Provenance
Jsrael Ber Neumann, Berlin, Munich, and New York, by descent; to Elsa Schmid Neumann, his wife, 1961, by descent; to Peter G. Neumann, their son, Palo Alto, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2016
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
BM Satires 11803
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Peter G. Neumann
Accession Year
2016
Object Number
2016.356
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Joseph Grego, Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A Selection from His Works, with Anecdotal Descriptions of His Famous Caricatures and a Sketch of His Life, Times, and Contemporaries, Chatto & Windus (London, 1880), Vol. II, p. 203 [reference citation]

Mary Dorothy George, Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires: Preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum, Trustees of the British Museum (London, 1949), Vol. IX, pp. 64-65, no. 11803 [reference citation]

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