"Pride"

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1760-1770

GUSN

GUSN-174104

Description

Framed mezzotint "Pride", in original frame. "Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill"

Details

Descriptive Terms

mezzotint (process)
prints (visual works)
printing (process)
engraving (action)
mezzotint (process)
Print

Inscription

"Coyse pinxit" "McArdle fecit" (Printer's and maker's credits)
"Thou hoary Fool, that with Prides ardent Rage,/Would'st fain conceal the furrow'd Marks of Age/Pride/Would'st thou compleat thy Work, but short's the Task,/Put off thy Patches, and put on thy Mask." (Legend beneath illustration.)
"Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill" (printed)

Associated Person

Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997
Bowles, John

Additional Identification Number

8.37
EQ15

People and Organizations

Metropolitan Moving & Storage

Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997
Bowles, John

Maker

Bowles, John (Printmaker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

16 1/2 x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

2009.5.37

Places

City of London (London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom) [borough]