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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Gaugain, 1748–1812, French
and Thomas Hellyer, active 1800, British
after James Northcote, 1746–1831, British
Published by Thomas Gaugain, 1748–1812, French
Title:

Diligence and Dissipation: The Wanton Revelling with her Companions (Plate7)

Date:
1797
Medium:
Stipple engraving, open letter proofs on medium, slightly textured, cream paper mounted on linen
Dimensions:
18 1/8 x 20 13/16in. (46 x 52.9cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left, below image: "Painted by J. Northcote R.A. | Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; | and the end of that mirth is heavinefs | Prov. XIV. Ver.13. | The simple pafs on and are punished. | Prov. XXII. Ver. 3." ; lower right, below image: "Engraved by Gaugain & Hellyer" | Mesme en riant le coeur sera tristle; | et la joie finit par le chagrin. | Prov. XIV. Ver.13 | Les sots pafsent et paient l'amende | Prov. XXII. Ver 3. | PROOF" ; lower center, below image: "London Publifhed May 1. 1797, by Gaugain, No. 15 Five Fields-row, Chelsea, & No. 4 Little Compton Street, Soho."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1980.22.8
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
alcohol | bonnet | Dancing | drinking | glasses (drinking glasses) | lantern | literary theme | men | servants
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Link:
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Mark (Andrew Mark), Ledbury, James Northcote, history painting, and the Fables, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2014, pp. 90, 96, 97, 98, fig. 88, NJ18.N79 L43 2014 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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