John Kemble as Cato, 1841

  • Thomas Boys, English
  • Thomas Lawrence, English, 1769-1830
  • Samuel William Reynolds, English, 1773-1835

Aquatint and etching printed in black on wove paper

  • plate: 34 x 21 3/8 in. 86.3 x 54.2 cm sheet: 34 x 22 5/8 in. 86.3 x 57.4 cm

Founders Society Purchase, Miscellaneous Gifts Fund

F72.283.269

In plate, lower left: Painted by Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A.; lower right: Engraved by S.W. Reynolds; center bottom margin: JOHN KEMPLE AS CATO. / TO Charles Kemble Esqre,, this plate is dedicated / by his obliged Servant, / Thomas Boys. / LONDON REPUBLISHED FEBY. 15, 1853, BY THOMAS BOYS, (OF THE LATE FIRM OF MOON, BOYS & GRAVES,) PRINTSELLERS TO THE ROYAL FAMILY, 467, OXFORD STREET, - PARIS, E. GAMBART & CO. 15, RUE CHA( )T, - DEPOSE. - ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED JULY 12, 1841.

Kennedy Gallery and Edith Cole Silberstein

Samuel William Reynolds; after Thomas Lawrence, John Kemble as Cato, 1841, Aquatint and etching printed in black on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Miscellaneous Gifts Fund, F72.283.269.