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Attributed to Thomas Rowlandson (British, 1756-1827) A Blowing or Bunt...

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3072BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 26, 2018 10:00AM


Attributed to Thomas Rowlandson (British, 1756-1827)

A Blowing or Bunt...
Unsigned, titled l.r., with a collector's stamp l.l. (see below).
Ink and watercolor on paper, sight size 12 3/4 x 9 in. (32.5 x 22.7 cm),framed.
Condition: Toning, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: Purchased from F.R. Meatyard, London, in November of 1963, by George Wald, to the estate of George Wald, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

N.B. The collector's stamp is that of Louis Deglatigny (1854-1936) of Rouen, France (Lugt, 1768a). The original bill of sale from F.R. Meatyard accompanies the lot.
Property from the estate of George Wald.
Estimate $300-500

When the frame was opened during preview, and the sheet is laid down on a secondary heavy piece of paper which is decorated with an applied ink border. The sheet itself measures 13 x 9 1/4 in. The work shows fading and toning, with a small stain to the u.l. quadrant.

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Thomas Rowlandson, Louis Deglatigny, Cambridge, France, London