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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist, (Cabbage )
Published by Robert Sayer, 1725–1794, British
Title:
The Methodist Tailor Caught in Adultery
Date:
1768
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/8 x 16 1/16 inches (28.2 x 40.8 cm), Plate: 9 13/16 x 14 3/8 inches (25 x 36.5 cm), and Image: 8 7/8 x 13 1/4 inches (22.6 x 33.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "41883 (encircled)"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Printed for Robt. Sayer, Map & Printseller, No. 53 in Fleet Street."; lower center: "The Methodist Taylor caught in Adultery"; lower right: "Cabbage Sculpt,, | Publish'd as the Act directs July 21. 1768."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10996
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
adultery | attic (interior space) | bed (furniture) | bedroom | Bible | blanket (covering) | bonnets (hats) | books | breeches (trousers) | candle | caricature | casement windows | chairs | costume | door | dresses | flowers (plants) | genre subject | hats | humor | husband | interior | jewelry | laughing | man | Methodist | necklace | necktie | papers (document genres) | parody | pillows | satire | servant | shame | table | tailor | vase | wife | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29456
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