Thomas Rowlandson

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Thomas Rowlandson
1756-1827
Portrait of Matthew Boulton (1728-1809)
Watercolor, over pencil, on paper.
8 5/16 x 7 3/16 inches (211 x 183 mm)
1954.22

 

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Inscribed in pencil at lower left, "Bolton / Hydralic / ...[illegible]."; numbered at upper right, "7".

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Watermark: none visible through lining.
Removed from an extra-illustrated copy of Boswell's "Life of Dr. Johnson" (PML 9812, vol. 1, p. 55).

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