John Howard Visiting a Prison or a Lazaretto

1790–95
George Romney (English, 1734–1802)


Dimensions

Sheet: 34.5 x 51 cm (13 9/16 x 20 1/16 in.) Framed: 59.1 x 79.1 x 4.4 cm (23 1/4 x 31 1/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.743

Medium or Technique

Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, over graphite pencil on off-white laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Verso: Graphite sketches for the entire composition and for single figures.

Provenance

Louis Meier, bookseller and printseller, London; purchased about 1960 by private collector in UK; to Agnew's London 2002 or 2003; to MFA December 17, 2003.

Credit Line

Museum exchange