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    Sale 7635

    British Art on Paper

    10 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 8

    Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827)

    Continental travel

    Price Realised  

    Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827)
    Continental travel
    pen and ink with watercolour
    8½ x 12¼ in. (21 x 31 cm.)


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    Louis Deglatigny (1834-1936), whose collector's mark can be seen in the lower left corner of the present watercolour, was a member of the Chamber of Commerce in Rouen, France, and became a renowned collector, amassing a large collection of watercolours, engravings and books by Rowlandson, which was sold at Sotheby's, London, 11 May 1938.

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    Provenance

    Mrs James Rawcliffe.
    Louis Deglatigny (L. 1768a).
    with John Mitchell, London.