Thomas Rowlandson

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Thomas Rowlandson
1756-1827
"Loss of a Lap Dog"
Pen and black ink, watercolor, over graphite on paper.
4 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches (108 x 147 mm)
Gift of Mrs. Dudley F. Parker.
1982.12:4
Inscription: 

Inscribed by the artist at lower edge, in pen and black ink, "Loss of a Lap Dog".

Provenance: 
Henry C. Sturges, New York (father of the donor); his daughter, Mrs. Dudley F. Parker (née Sarah Sturges), Morristown, N.J.
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 296.

Notes: 

Watermark: none visible through lining.

Associated names: 

Sturges, Henry C. (Henry Cady), 1846-1922, former owner.
Parker, Dudley F., Mrs., former owner.

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