An Antique Print or Political Cartoon by Thomas Rowlandson

False Courage - Duelling Print - Caricature

Thomas Rowlandson antique duelling print - political cartoon

Artist: Thomas Rowlandson

Subject: False Courage - Duelling

Medium: Antique hand coloured etching dated Nov. 22nd 1788.
Condition: V. small repaired tear to bottom left corner. Paper and colour good.

Size: 240 x 350mm, 9.5 x 13.75".

Price: SOLD

Order No. 7015-p

Artist Biography:
Rowlandson, Thomas 1756 - 1827
Famous draughtsman, etcher and aquatint engraver of political and social satires,sporting subjects, landscapes and topographical views. Born in London the son of a bankrupt merchant, he studied at Dr. Barrow's School and at the RA School. Before 1800, he travelled extensively on the Continent and in the British Isles. He lived and worked in London, etching single plates, sets of sporting prints and book illustrations for the publishers S.W. Fores, R. Ackerman, and T. Tegg. It is said that he gambled away most of his earnings as well as his inheritances.
Biography:British Prints - Dictionary and Price Guide - Ian Mackenzie.

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