|Artist||James Parker after James Northcote|
|Published||London Published by John Harris, Sweetings Alley, Cornhill Feby. 17. 1787|
|Dimensions||Image 303 mm circular, Plate 370 x 320 mm, Sheet 497 x 393 mm|
Subject from Hayley's Triumphs of Temper, Penelope, an old maid, angered at finding a book of "filthy trash" under the pillow of youung woman who sits at her dressing table at right, turning with look of apology; oval design. A companion to 'The ticket'.
James Parker (1750-1805).
James Northcote (1746-1831) was a history and portrait painter, Northcote was also assistant to Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1771-5, and later his biographer. He was known for his dignified portraits in the Reynolds tradition, but also produced grandiose history paintings, many for Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery.
Le Blanc 20, Lennox-Boyd i/i
Ex. Col.: Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd
Condition: Tipped to album page. Very light foxing to margins and plate.