DAC Collection Object Information
Magdalen Hospital for the Reception of Penitent Prostitutes,
Stipple engraving printed in brown ink with hand coloring on laid paper
First of two states
Print impression quality: Good
Dimensions (Plate): 302 x 353 mm (11.9 x 13.9 in.)
Inscribed in plate, lower right: “Engrav’d by G. Quinton”
Edition: Published 24 June 1797 by G. Quinton; sold by W. Stevenson, Norwich. In the second state, the prostitute’s hair was neatened and her expression made more sweet. This print and its pendant, DAC 1996.22.1, were intended to benefit a charitable institution.
Accession number: 1996.22.2
Weedon Endowment funds, 1996
Work Type: print
Related Works: The inscription states that Duche’s painting was in the collection of Brampton Gordon Dillingham [near Norwich]. See DAC 1996.22.1 for this print’s pendant.
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