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Image ID:
lwlpr02425
Call Number:
764.00.00.35+
Creator:
Truchy, L., 1731-1764, printmaker.
Title:
Building houses with cards : engraved after the original painting in Vaux Hall Garden / F. Hayman pinxt. ; L. Truchy sculpt.
Published:
[London] : Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhil [sic], and Carington Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, London, [not before 1764]
Description:
1 print : etching with engraving, hand-colored, on laid paper ; sheet 26 x 37 cm.
Notes:
Publication date from Carington Bowles's entry in Maxted, I. London book trades, 1775-1800. | Sheet partially trimmed within plate mark. | Numbered in upper right corner: V. 6.
Summary:
In a room, a small group of women and children watch as a man sitting at a round table builds a house of cards, which tumbles down as a figure leans in at the right; a man standing in outdoor clothes behind looks at him with dismay. On a chair on the right a lapdog jumps on the woman standing between the two young boys; in the left foreground two little girls build their own house on a small table; doors open onto garden in background; after a painting by Hayman for Vauxhall Gardens.
Subjects:
  •  Cards.
  • Chairs.
  • Children.
  • Dolls.
  • Furnishings.
  • Games.
  • Interiors.
  • Screens.
  • Tables.
  • Upholstery.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Genre prints - England - 1764.
  • Etchings - England - London - 1764.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Hayman, Francis, 1708-1776, artist.
  • Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793, publisher.
  • Bowles, John, 1701-1779, publisher.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
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