Signed and dated, "W. Small 1882" at lower right.
Title from published caption.
Original drawing for an illustration for Henry Fielding's "Life of Mr. Jonathan Wild the great" (London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1882), p. 175 (facing).
Drawing shows Mrs. Heartfree beside the unconscious body of the count, from whom she has just been rescued by the half-naked Frenchman, who stands before her.
Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.