Hablot Knight Browne, called Phiz

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Hablot Knight Browne, called Phiz
1815-1882
The Marchioness
184-?
Black chalk and graphite on paper.
9 x 7 5/16 inches (228 x 187 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.2515
Inscription: 

"The Marchioness Ph." in pencil at lower left; "K35"; "High Legat"(?) and "4 1/2" (specifying width) written in pencil on verso.

Provenance: 
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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Reproduced in: Phiz and Dickens as They Appeared to Edgar Browne / Edgar Browne. London : James Nisbet & Co., 1913, p. 254 (facing).

Notes: 

Preliminary sketch depicting the character "The Marchioness" from The old curiosity shop by Charles Dickens.
Title from item.

Summary: 

Sketch shows the little maidservant standing at a kitchen table, facing left, with a scrub brush in one hand.

Associated names: 

Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.

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