(Aristocracy : English Caricatures) 1 Piece. Hand-Colored Etching. Rowlandson, (Thomas). "Dinners Drest in the Neatest Manner." (London: Thomas Tegg), 1811. 9 3/4 x 13 11/16 inches; 247 x 347 mm - plate mark; 10 5/8 x 15 1/2 inches; 270 x 386 mm - sheet size. Depicting a drooling baker and the exposed breast of the kitchen maid, "price one shilling colored" etched at bottom left. Scattered, mostly light, foxing primarily outside of plate mark, a few small tears in blank margins occasionally touching plate mark, masking tape hinges at top of verso, image clean and generally bright. Signed in the plate by Rowlandson.
Provenance: property of the German-born American Jazz musician Martin Grosz by inheritance from his father, the German, later American artist George Grosz (1893-1959).
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