A Rotunda in a Colonnaded Courtyard
Pen and black ink and wash, with white tempera on paper; incised with stylus; verso rubbed with black chalk for transfer.
9 3/4 x 8 15/16 inches (247 x 225 mm)
Purchased on the E.J. Rousuck Fund.
Baskett and Day, London.
Exhibition of Drawings by Thomas Malton the Elder (1726-1801) and James Malton (1761-1803), 1976, no. 18, repr. on the cover.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Eighteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975-1977. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978, p. 275.
Watermark: coat of arms with hunting horn and letters GR (close to Heawood 2754).
Design for the engraved frontispiece for Malton's "A Compleat Treatise on Perspective in Theory and Practice", London, 1776.