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The chamber of genius

hand-coloured etching
21.3 × 28.2 cm (image) 24.3 × 30.8 cm (plate) 29.1 × 45.0 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
BM Satires 11962; Grego II pp. 227–28
printed in ink (in image) l.l.: Rowlandson inv 1812
printed in ink l.l.: Pub.d (d in superscript above . ) April 2nd (nd in superscript) 1812 by T Rowlandson / N 1 James Street Adelphi
printed in ink l.c.: THE CHAMBER OF GENIUS. / Want is the Scorn of every wealthy Fool . / _and genius in Rags is turn’d to Ridicule _ Juv Satire
printed in ink (in image) u.c.: ARAEOSTATION
printed in ink (in image) c.r.: Peter Testa
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1957
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Gallery location
Not on display