12 November 1996
Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827)
Figures dancing in a rural Setting
with signature and date 'Rowlandson. 1804.' (lower left)
pencil and white chalk, within the artist's original black-lined mount, watermark 'WHATMAN'
13 x 18 in. (33 x 45.7 cm.)
Major Leonard Dent, D.S.O.; Christie's London, 10 July 1984, lot 10 (£3,240).
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