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"MATERNAL INSTRUCTION" Woman seated at table, instructing her son. Her hand rests on book. She wears white neo-classical dress; cream-colored shawl on chair. He is dressed in blue suit w/ white ruffled shirt. At base of picture under title: "Though the young memory is fraught/ With the wise rules which Sages taught/ Left to itself 'twill careless grow/ Nor need to keep what Books bestow:/ Instruction's silken cords must bind/ Each wholesome precept on the mind."
paper (fiber product)
Under image, lower left hand corner: ""A. Buck delt."" Lower right hand corner: ""Meyer sculpt."" Under motto: ""London Publish'd 1st April, 1812, at R. Ackermann's Repository Arts, 101 Strand""
After Buck, Adam (Artist)
R. Ackermann's Repository Arts (Publisher)
12 x 14 (HxW) (inches)