18 November 2004
Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827)
Almost Bed Time & the Butler clearing the Table
with signature 'T Rowlandson' (lower left) and further signed and inscribed 'Almost Bed Time & the Butler clearing the Table. Rowlandson' (lower centre, on the artist's inkline mount)
pencil, brown and grey ink and watercolour, on the artist's inkline mount
4 5/8 x 6 5/8 in. (11.8 x 16.8 cm.)
with H.M. Fletcher, 1968, where purchased by David and Beryl Harris.
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