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    Thomas Rowlandson A Lady of Quality Original Art (1794). The earliest Rowlandson we've seen -- and a far cry from his customarily boisterous and satirical cartoons about British social life. This elegant lady appears poised to accept a suitor, with a suitable gaze of anticipation. The artist is best known for his invention of John Bull, personification of the Empire. Reed pen-and-ink and watercolors on rag-bond paper. Moderate age-toning and faint edge-staining, lightly faded. Image area, 6" x 9", matted to 12" x 15". Excellent condition. From A Collection of Great Cartoonists and Illustrators.

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    April, 2018
    15th Sunday
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