The Art Of Ingeniously Tormenting! After George Murgatroyd Woodward Thomas Rowlandson, c1756–1827 Brit., 1765–1809 Brit.
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The Art Of Ingeniously Tormenting!

1808. Hand-coloured etching, text including artist, engraver, title and date in plate below image, 17.1 x 26.6cm. Repaired tears to image and margins. Laid down on acid-free paper.

Text includes “Woodward del, Rowlandson fc. Pub. by T. Tegg, 111, Cheapside, Feb. 8, 1808.” Image held in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York with the comment “One of five plates after Woodward. Images inspired by the novelist Jane Collier's An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting (1753), a satirical advice book giving guidance on how to nag, including methods to tease and mortify. Modelled on Jonathan Swift's satirical essays.”

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Item #CL205-3

Price (AUD): $880.00  other currencies

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