Thomas Rowlandson (British, 1756-1827) The miseries of travelling 14.5 x 14 cm. (5 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

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Lot 42
Thomas Rowlandson
(British, 1756-1827)
The miseries of travelling 14.5 x 14 cm. (5 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

Sold for £ 1,560 (US$ 2,170) inc. premium
Thomas Rowlandson (British, 1756-1827)
The miseries of travelling
signed 'Rowlandson' l.r. and inscribed 'Miseries of Travelling a very high hard trotting horse who sets off before you have discovered that the stirrups are too long to *** you in humour his jolt then trying in vain to stop him...'
watercolour and pen and ink
14.5 x 14 cm. (5 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

Footnotes

  • The present work is part of the series 'Miseries of Human Life'. A collection of plates in the series were issued singly between 1806-1808 and brought out by Rudolf Ackermann as a group in 1808.
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