William Makepeace Thackeray
Young Couple Embracing
Brown ink and watercolor on paper.
6 x 4 5/16 inches (152 x 110 mm)
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan.
Verso: inscribed in graphite at bottom on mount, "From "Lord Bateman" vol."
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan or J.P. Morgan, Jr. before 1924.
According to an inscription on an old folder, these drawings were taken from a volume of Lord Bateman drawings. Original drawing for the ballad "The famous history of Lord Bateman," published in Harper's Magazine, December, 1892.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.
Morgan, J. P. (John Pierpont), 1867-1943, former owner.