26 January 2012
Thomas Rowlandson (London 1756-1827)
The Quack Dr. Humbug gives advice gratis
inscribed 'DOCTOR HUMBUG/Gives advice Gratis-/Green Drops/Imperial Ointment/Golden Pills' (upper right)
pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolor
11 7/8 x 9 3/8 in. (30.1 x 23.7 cm.)
with J. Leger & Sons, London, May 1948.
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