Thackeray, William Makepeace

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Thackeray, William Makepeace
1811-1863
Town Scene
Watercolor and graphite on paper.
4 15/16 x 7 1/4 inches (125 x 185 mm)
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan.
2005.263
Inscription: 

Inscribed on mount in graphite below drawing, "Chai- -t"; verso: inscribed by other hand in graphite at bottom, "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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