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Arrest of a woman at night
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Arrest of a woman at night

Thomas Rowlandson (1757 - 1827)

Width: 15.3 cm; Height: 18.6 cm;

Inscription, T.O.
Collector's mark, collector's mark of Sir Robert Witt (L.2228b)
Inscription, The Idler_ / There are Mortals whose life is certainly not active / for they do neither nor evil, but rise in the morning / look round them till night in careless stupidity, / go to bed + sleep, and rise again in the morning, / On what
Inscription, Thomas Rowlandson / 1751-1827 / 'The Idler' (with inscription) //

Acquisition (source, method, date)
Witt, Robert Clermont (Sir); bequest; 1952

Copyright: © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

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