Saturday, March 7, 2009

Letitia by George Morland

LETITIA, painter George Morland's popular series of paintings engraved by J. R. Smith in 1789. The six plates were re-issued in 1811 at seven-and-sixpence each. Morland's long-suffering wife Anne (Ward) Morland, sister of William Ward the engraver, is believed to have been the model for Letitia.

*George Morland by J. T. H. Baily, London: Otto Limited, 1906

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