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[Family group with their servants enjoying a meal], from the series 'Pond's Caricatures'
[Family group with their servants enjoying a meal], from the series 'Pond's Caricatures'
Date:
1736–1742
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
29 x 36 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.17299
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Reproduction of a drawing by Ghezzi, showing a reclining man in a barn surrounded by a large family, some of whom feed him, others cook and eat, and a man stands fanning him. An ass stands behind him. The drawing at the time it was copied was in the possession of the Duke of Devonshire, who is noted in the inscription in the lower margin.