ROWLANDSON Thomas (1756-1827)
Revellers outside a Village Inn. Pencil with blue/grey watercolour wash. Signed and dated, 1804. Ex.Collection: Major Leonard Dent D.S.O. Exhibited: no.16, ‘Rowlandson: Drawings from Town and Country’, Reading Museum and Art Gallery. Spink-Leger. Lit: p.7 ‘Hillfields: Notes on the Contents’, Colonel Leonard Dent, 1972. Provenance: lot 10, ‘The Dent Collection of watercolours and Drawings by Thomas Rowlandson’, Christies, 10th July 1984. ?Sothebys, 18th November, 1953 (? to Dent) 12.75x18 inches. Framed: 22x26.5 inches