Thomas Rowlandson

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Thomas Rowlandson
1756-1827
"Smells Powder for the First Time."
Pen and brown ink, watercolor, over graphite on paper.
4 3/16 x 7 3/8 inches (105 x 187 mm)
Gift of Mrs. Dudley F. Parker.
1982.12:3
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Inscribed by the artist at lower edge, in pen and brown ink, "Smells Powder for the First Time".

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Henry C. Sturges, New York (father of the donor); his daughter, Mrs. Dudley F. Parker (née Sarah Sturges), Morristown, N.J.
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Watermark: none visible through lining.

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