William Hamilton

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William Hamilton
1751-1801
Marie Antoinette Leaving the Conciergerie
Pen and black ink and wash, over graphite, on paper.
11 7/16 x 16 9/16 inches (291 x 421 mm)
Purchased on the E.J. Rousuck Fund.
1976.24
Inscription: 

Signed on mount, in graphite, "W. Hamilton".

Provenance: 
William Drummond, Covent Garden Gallery, London.
Bibliography: 

Covent Garden Gallery, Ltd., Opening Exhibition, 1976, no. 56.
Bevis Hillier, Collecting: In the artist's quarter," The Times, 19 June 1976, 13, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Eighteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975-1977. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978, p. 267.

Notes: 

Watermark: none.
Study for the painting, now in the Museum of the French Revolution, Vizille.

Associated names: 

Drummond, William, former owner.

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