London, South Kensington
17 November 2004
Thomas Rowlandson (1757-1827)
The boat people - Redundant shipping turned to other uses
pencil, grey ink and watercolour
10 x 16½ in. (25.4 x 41.9 cm.); and a similar watercolour by Samuel Howitt
a pair (2)
with Tepper Galleries, New York.
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Samuel Howitt (1756-1822) accompanied Rowlandson on a tour to the South Coast and the Isle of Wight, during which time these watercolours were presumably executed.
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