24 November 1998
Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827)
Study of a gentleman, with his arm in a sling, possibly the artist in his studio
pencil, fragmentary watermark
9¼ x 5½ in. (23.2 x 14 cm.)
Major Leonard Dent; Christie's London, 10 July 1984, lot 38 (£1,026).
with Anthony Reed, London.
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L.M.E. Dent, Hillfields: Notes on the Contents, 1972, p. 3.
Reading 1962, no. 84.
Major Dent first suggested that this drawing might be a self-portrait. It has not been possible to proof the identity of the sitter.
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