at left: half-length portrait of frowning man, bent forward on books (?); man wears a cap tilted to PR; at right: half-length figure of a woman resting her chin on her PL hand, reading a letter held in her PR hand, while an old man with a frowning face peers over her shoulder

Half-Length Caricatures of a Suspicious Man and an Ill-Sorted Couple, c. 1820

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19th Century (#545)
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Title
Half-Length Caricatures of a Suspicious Man and an Ill-Sorted Couple
Artist Life
(Florence, active London), 1727–1815
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2012.58.183
Provenance
Sale, Sotheby's, London, May 29, 1975, part of no. 206, for £110, to Moir; Alfred Moir, Santa Barbara (1975-d.2010; offered for sale, Sotheby's, London, March 30, 1987, no. 240 (pl. 20), as attributed to Bartolozzi, bought in, bequeathed to MIA)
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at left: half-length portrait of frowning man, bent forward on books (?); man wears a cap tilted to PR; at right: half-length figure of a woman resting her chin on her PL hand, reading a letter held in her PR hand, while an old man with a frowning face peers over her shoulder