NIXON, 'HOSPITALITY KICKING AVARICE OUT OF DOORS...', INK AND WATERCOLOUR, 1799
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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- John Nixon
- ‘Hospitality Kicking Avarice Out of Doors; or, New Tenants at a Mansion House'
298 by 406mm., pen ink and watercolour, inscribed with title, mounted, framed and glazed [together with the published etching]
This drawing refers to the occasion when Harvey Christian Combe succeeded Sir Richard Carr Glyn as Lord Mayor, Glyn being noted for his meanness during his year of office. The drawing was published as an etching 9 November 1799.