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    Sale 7435

    British Works on Paper

    21 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 13

    George Romney (1718-1792)

    Studies of Thelassie, the French dancer, reclining

    Price Realised  

    George Romney (1718-1792)
    Studies of Thelassie, the French dancer, reclining
    inscribed as title (according to a label attached to the backboard)
    pen and brown ink, fragmentary watermark
    4¾ x 7½ in. (12.1 x 19 cm.)


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    Romney met Thelassie when he visited Paris in 1791 with his friend and patron, William Hayley. She is supposed to have been his mistress for a time.

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    Provenance

    with Agnew's, London.