This is a set of 4 nicely matted and framed Dr. Syntax hand colored prints by Thomas Rowlandson. All are in very good condition. The frames measure 13 3/8" X 10 1/4" , the prints are 7 1/2" X 4 3/4". The set includes the following;
Dr. Syntax at a Review;
Dr. Syntax Preaching;
The Visit of Dr. Syntax to the Widow Hopeful at York;
Dr. Syntax Robb'd of His Property.
Thomas Rowlandson was a famous political lampoonists & caricaturists during the era of King George III. Dr. Syntax was a very successful series of books which had little censorship at the time and thus had some vicious cartoons of political figures and even Royalty. The Syntax Books were republished several times over the next 80 years indicating their successful run.
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