5 June 2007
Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827)
Matthew Bramble's trip to Bath: The Rout
pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour
5 x 7½ in. (12.7 x 19 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 17 November 1970, lot 69, where purchased by the father of the present owner.
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J. Grego, Rowlandson the Caricaturist, London, 1888, I, p. 343.
This drawing was engraved as plate VIII of The Comforts of Bath, a series of twelve illustrations published by S.W. Fores in 1798 for a new edition of The New Bath Guide by Christopher Anstey, see Grego, op.cit., pp. 334-349.
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