A scene from Dante’s ‘Divine Comedy’ showing Count Ugolino della Gherardesca, Count of Donoratico (c. 1220-1289), an Italian nobleman, politician and naval commander and his sons and grandchildren imprisoned in a dungeon. After Reynolds.
- Artist: Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, artist.
- Title: [Count Ugolino and his children in the dungeon] [art original] / T. Rowlandson.
- Production: [England], [not before 1773]
Drawings R79 no. 18 Box D205
Acquired August 2020
Two rows of women quarter-length and in profile, some cradling cats in their arms, with captions inscribed in ink near each figure: This is my Queensbury the finest Tom Cat in England; I’m going to see Arabella’s catery she had two charming sitters yesterday morning; God bless me these Irish captains are terrible men; Eighteen delightful little creatures I’m told what a sweet …
- Creator: Woodward, G. M. (George Moutard), approximately 1760-1809, artist.
- Title: [Six old women discussing their cats] [drawing].
- Created: [England, ca. 1792]
Catalog Record & Digital Collection
Drawings W87 no. 34 Box D210
Acquired before 2002