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Artists and the Royal Academy
Artists and the Royal Academy
18224
Artists and the Royal Academy
"Titianus redivivius; or the seven wise men consulting the new Venetian oracle. - A scene in ye Academic Grove, No.1"; scene showing artists in front of the Royal Academy at Somerset House.
1797
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
Gillray, James (1756-1815)
Gillray, James (1756-1815)
Bohn, Henry G.
Miss Provis stands on a rainbow daubing paint on the face of Titian. Reynolds' ghost appears from the paved floor in the foreground. On the right John Boydell and two companions run off furtively. The seven artists sitting in the light of the rainbow include Joseph Farington, John Opie, and Richard Westall.
etching
paper
57cms
satire
p5384608
Exact