Lot 9
  • 9

Thomas Rowlandson

Estimate
15,000 - 25,000 GBP
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Description

  • Thomas Rowlandson
  • Place des Victoires, Paris
  • pen and grey ink and watercolour on two sheets, joined
  • ENGRAVED: Etched and published by S. Alken, 1789

Provenance

Dr Joseph R. Goldyne, Cambridge, Massachusetts;
Private Collection, U.S.A.;
Anonymous sale in these Rooms, 14 March 1985, lot 93 (bt. by the present owner)

Exhibited

London, Society of Artists, 1783, no. 223

Literature

Joseph Grego, Rowlandson the Caricaturist, 1880, p.262-266;
John Hayes, Rowlandson Watercolours and Drawings, 1972, p.77, pl. 12 & 13

Catalogue Note

Rowlandson's humorous and finely drawn watercolour depicts the statue of Louis XIV, built by the Duke de la Feuillade outside his own palace in 1686. 

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