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    Sale 7047

    British Art on Paper

    9 June 2005, London, King Street

  • Lot 33

    Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827)

    The West India Docks, Blackwall, with warships lying on the stocks

    Price Realised  

    Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827)
    The West India Docks, Blackwall, with warships lying on the stocks
    signed and dated 'Rowlandson. 1824' (lower right) and inscribed 'WEST INDIA DOCKS/BLACKWALL' (centre left, on a wall)
    pencil, pen and grey ink and watercolour heightened with white
    10 x 16 in. (25.4 x 40.7 cm.)


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    Rowlandson executed another view of a bustling Blackwall Docks, of which there are two versions, one of which is in the British Museum, London.

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    Provenance

    with Agnew's, London.
    Dr William Brockbank; Sotheby's, London, 11 November 1982, lot 166.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estates of Mr and Mrs J. Richardson Dilworth