11 July 1997
Edward Bird, R.A. (1772-1819)
A Tale of Waterloo
indistinctly inscribed 'A Tale of Waterloo/by Edward Bird R.A./and presented by the artist to ...' (on the reverse)
oil on panel
14 1/8 x 17 5/8 in. (35.8 x 44.8 cm.)
Sir Francis Chentrey, R.A. (to whom the pciture was presented by the artist, according to an inscription on a label attached to the reverse).
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FR. thinks very nice
MC thinks very pretty agreed with est. 22/4/97
FR has the Bird Catalogue raisonne- give him detail so he can check.
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