Thackeray, William Makepeace

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Thackeray, William Makepeace
1811-1863
A Fine Summer Evening
Graphite on paper.
5 7/16 x 4 inches (138 x 101 mm)
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan, 1934.
2005.177
Inscription: 

Inscribed by artist in graphite at lower left, "A Fine Summer Evening".

Provenance: 
Dr. G.C. Taylor, Brisbane, Australia, his sale, Sotheby's, London, 30 May, 1934, lot 567; from which acquired.
Notes: 

Sketch for a full-page illustration for Vanity Fair.

Associated names: 

Taylor, G. C., former owner.

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