George Romney

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George Romney
1734-1802
Orestes
Pen and dark brown ink, brown wash, over graphite, on paper.
11 x 12 inches (279 x 305 mm); extended along left margin
Purchased as the gift of E.J. Rousuck.
1969.15

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Provenance: 
Miss Romney; Sir Otto Beit; Sir Alfred Beit; sale, London, Sotheby's, 20 March 1963, part of lot 13.
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Sixteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969-1971. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1973, p. 120.

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Watermark: orb above coat of arms, surmounted by a crown; below letters FABRIANO in scroll.
Leaf from a dismembered sketchbook.

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