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Love & learning, or The Oxford scholar

Love & learning, or The Oxford scholar [graphic] / drawn by I. Rowlandson ; engrav'd by B. Smith.
[London] : Published 12th May 1786, by S.W. Fores, No. 3 Piccadilly, [12 May 1786]
Physical Description
1 print : etching & engraving with stipple ; 25 cm circular image with plate mark 39.5 x 32 cm, on sheet 42.4 x 32 cm
laid paper
Title etched below image.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark.
Below title and above imprint statement, six lines of verse in two columns: Beauty invites and love & learning plead; The Oxford scholar surely must succeed, Yet Oh, ye blooming soft inclining fair, Of his too fatal eloquence beware; For see a slighted fair one is behind with jealous eye & most distracted mind."
Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
A handsome young man embrasses a pretty young woman wearing a fashionable hat as the stand in a grove of trees; he leans toward her, their checks touching. To the right, another pretty young woman peaks out from behind a tree and watches the pair with a distressed look on her face.
Variant and related titles
Love and learning
Oxford scholar
Added to Catalog
November 08, 2006
Grego, J. Rowlandson the caricaturist, v. i, 182
Stipple engravings - England - London - 1786.
Watermarks (Paper) - J Whatman.

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