16 November 2006,
Price realised GBP 14,400
GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000
Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827)
Buying a pup
pencil, pen and ink and watercolour, watermark Strasburg lily
10¼ x 13¼ in. (26 x 33.7 cm.)
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The present drawing is reminscent in style to the drawings Rowlandson executed during his first tour of the Isle of Wight in 1784. In particular the drawings of inns' interiors on the island, see Pictures and Watercolours from Longleat, Christie's, London, 14 June 2002, lots 519, 542.
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London, Sotheby's, The British Sporting Heritage, 1984, no. 11.
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