Thackeray, William Makepeace

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Thackeray, William Makepeace
1811-1863
German Play
Graphite on paper.
6 11/16 x 5 11/16 inches (170 x 144 mm)
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan.
2005.273
Inscription: 

Inscribed in graphite at bottom of mount, "German Play"; verso: inscribed by other hand in graphite at bottom on mount, "From 'Lord Bateman' vol."

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. Original drawing for the ballad "The famous history of Lord Bateman," published in Harper's Magazine, December, 1892.

Associated names: 

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

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