Thackeray, William Makepeace

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Thackeray, William Makepeace
1811-1863
Egyptian Woman
Watercolor and graphite on paper.
9 1/2 x 6 3/16 inches (242 x 157 mm)
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan.
2005.186
Inscription: 

Inscribed by artist in brown ink on drawing, "EGYPT- - -"; verso: inscribed in another hand in graphite at bottom of mount, "From "Lord Bateman" vol." Original drawing for the ballad "The famous history of Lord Bateman," published in Harper's Magazine, December, 1892.

Provenance: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan or J.P. Morgan, Jr. before 1924.
Notes: 

According to an inscription on an old folder, these drawings were taken from a volume of Lord Bateman drawings.

Associated names: 

Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.
Morgan, J. P. (John Pierpont), 1867-1943, former owner.

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