19 February 2003
Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827)
pencil, pen and ink and watercolour, on the artist's original pen and wash-line mount
with signature and dated 'Rowlandson 1811' (lower right, on the mount overmounted) and with inscription 'A Country Fair/Richardson's Show' (on an old label attached to the backboard)
5 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. (13.6 x 21.2 cm.)
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 15 July 1999, lot 39, when acquired by the present owner.
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J. Grego, Rowlandson the Caricaturist, London, 1880, vol. II, p. 313.
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