18 November 2004
Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827)
The Actresses Dressing Room at Drury Lane Theatre, London
signed and inscribed 'Actresses Dressing Room at Drury Lane/Rowlandson' (lower centre)
pencil, grey ink and watercolour
8 1/8 x 6 3/8 in. (20.8 x 16.2 cm.)
Phillips, London, 9 November 1999, Lot 10, where purchased by David and Beryl Harris.
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Another version of this watercolour is in the Paul Mellon collection and previously in the collection of Leonard Duke, see J. Baskett and D. Snelgrove, The Drawings of Thomas Rowlandson in the Paul Mellon Collection, Cambridge, 1977, no. 246.
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