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The Fair Penitent

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    01/01/1789 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (engraver)
    Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (publisher)
    George Morland, born 1763 - died 1804 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour stipple-engraving with additional colour by hand

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs M. V. Cunliffe

  • Museum number:

    E.144-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PE, shelf 70

Physical description

Print depicting Loetitia in penitence, finding relief and protection from her parents.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

01/01/1789 (published)

Artist/maker

Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (engraver)
Smith, John Raphael, born 1752 - died 1812 (publisher)
George Morland, born 1763 - died 1804 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour stipple-engraving with additional colour by hand

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by G. Morland. Engraved by J R Smith London, Published Jan: 1 1789 by J R Smith King Street Covt. Garden.'
Lettered with title and

'Plate 6th'
Numbered

Dimensions

Height: 43.2 cm cut to, Width: 29.8 cm cut to

Descriptive line

'The Fair Penitent'. Print depicting Loetitia in penitence. Etching by John Raphael Smith after George Morland, published London, 1789.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Production Note

Attribution note: Printed from one plate

Techniques

Hand-colouring; Stipple engraving

Subjects depicted

Penitence

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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