5 June 2003
Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827)
The careless servant
pencil, pen and ink, and watercolour
10 x 8¼ in. (25.4 x 21 cm.)
The Hon. Mrs Sylvia L. Henley (+); Christie's, London, 18 November 1980, lot 112 (£1900 to the present owner).
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The present watercolour is after the engraving by Wheatley, (see M. Webster, Francis Wheatley R.A., London, 1970, p. 191, E. 189).
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