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Creator:
Print made by James Bretherton, ca. 1730–1806, British
after Henry William Bunbury, 1750–1811, British
Title:

The Slumbers of Ragotin Interrupted

Part Of:

Collective Title: Roman Comique

Date:
1773
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, rough, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 11/16 x 15 1/8 inches (27.1 x 38.4 cm), Plate: 8 3/4 x 12 15/16 inches (22.3 x 32.8 cm), and Image: 7 13/16 x 12 3/8 inches (19.9 x 31.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "44541 (encircled)"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Mr. Bunbury del. | Scarron. B. 2d."; lower center: "THE SLUMBERS OF RAGOTIN INTERRUPTED."; lower right: "Js. Bretherton f. | Publish'd May 29th. 1773."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11180
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal | attack | bed (furniture) | bowls (vessels) | canopy (bed component) | cape (outerwear) | caricature | chairs | coats | comedy | costume | dresses | dwarf | feathers | fiction | fireplace | fringe | frown | genre subject | hats | headscarves | humor | illustration | interior | jackboots | lovers | men | novel | parody | pots | ram (animal) | satire | scheming | sword | The Roman Comique, 1651-1659, by Paul Scarron (1610-1660) | women
Associated People:
Ragotin
Inezilla
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30643
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