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Catalog Number 1954.0017
Other Number D 2/1
Collection Rosenbach
Object Name Drawing
Lexicon Category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon Sub-category Art
Description Pen and ink and watercolor illustration for Oliver Goldsmith "Vicar of Wakefield" on grey wove paper. Image depicts an artist holding a palette and brush and painting a very large group portrait, while the subjects of the painting stand behind him looking on. A dog stands in front of the painting, eyeing a group of sheep. Shelves of crockery are visible in the background, along with a clock. Image is surrounded with painted frame and "The Family Picture" is written below.
Date 1817
Year Range from 1817
Year Range to 1817
Artist Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827
Title The Family Picture
Made Rowlandson, Thomas
Material pen and watercolor on wove paper
Dimensions H-6.75 W-9.5 inches
Subjects Illustrations
Painting
Paintings
Artists
Palettes
Clocks & watches
Chairs
Cats
Dogs
Clergy
Books
Sheep
Shields
Soldiers
Daggers & swords
Search Terms Goldsmith, Oliver