The Minister Casting up his Accounts

Thomas Rowlandson (English, 1756–1827)


Dimensions

Height x width: 24.2 x 34 cm (9 1/2 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4268

Medium or Technique

Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash over graphite, traced with a stylus [and graphite?] for transfer

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Pen and dark brown ink [by artist?]: "don't bring up the Jewells. --if you do Schewillinberg will leave you to yourself. / The World / PENSION / TITLES / CONTRACTS / PLACES / Treasury Pott. / THE MINISTER CASTING UP HIS ACCOUNTS."; graphite verso "A 18687 / 9"

Provenance

Joseph F. McCrindle; to Estate of Joseph F. McCrindle; by whom given to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession Date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Joseph F. McCrindle Collection