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Nursed by Tragedy and Comedy
  • Benjamin Smith, artist
    1775–1833
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; active: England, United Kingdom
    George Romney
    1734–1802
    born: Dalton-in-Furness, England, United Kingdom ; died: Kendal, England, United Kingdom
  • Nursed by Tragedy and Comedy, 1803
  • Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • engraving, stippling
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 264 x 316 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 3/8 x 12 7/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 26 x 34 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1769
Description

Two women play with a baby sitting on a cloth-covered basket. One is reclining with her arm around the child and the other crouches down to help the baby play with a toy horn.