DIGHTON Robert (c.1752-1814)
‘A Master Parson with a Good Living’. Pen, brush and ink washes. For the engraving (G.3753) publ. 1782 by Carington Bowles as a pair with 'A Journeyman Parson with a Bare Existence' (G.3754). Pencil inscribed on original backing and numbered recto '480'. Provenance: Carington Bowles (bound into an album of Dighton drawings by his family c.1830); the album sold Sothebys 30/04/1953, bought by S. Sabin; bought by Dighton biographer Jeffery Rose, 01/05/53; Sothebys Watercolours by Dighton from the Collection of Carington Bowles, 23/02/1978, lot 42. 13x10 inches. Framed: 21.5x18 inches.