19 February 2003
Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827)
Dr Syntax obtruding
numbered '2' (lower left) and with William Esdaile's collectors mark (L. 2617) (lower right)
pencil, pen and ink and watercolour
5 x 8¼ in. (12.5 x 21 cm.)
William Esdaile; Christie's, London, 25 June 1840, lot 1337.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 15 July 1999, lot 37, when acquired by the present owner.
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