Charity

Caritas: A mother and her three children, one at her breast

about 1810–15
Richard Cosway (English, 1742–1821)


Dimensions

Sheet: 22.5 x 14.5 cm (8 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.630

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper with stumping

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Provenance

Maria Cosway (b. 1759 – d. 1838), the artist's wife, Lodi, (near Milan); possibly transferred to the Fondazione Maria Cosway, Lodi; June 1 – 2, 1896, posthumous Maria Cosway sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, lot 185 (?). London art market. Commander Gerald Barnett, London. November 17, 2004, anonymous sale, Bonhams, London, Lot 71, to Trinity Fine Art, Ltd., London; 2010, sold by Trinity Fine Art to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Juliana Cheney Edwards Collection