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William Esdaille (stamp recto bottom right corner); Charles S. Bale (stamp on back of mat); Earl of Beresford.


William Esdaille (1758-1837, London, Lugt 2617); sold London, Christie's, 20 June, 1840, lot 463 ("sold to Smith"); Charles Sackville Bale (1791-1880, London, Lugt 640); Earl of Beresford; H.V. Allison & Co., Inc., New York; from whom purchased December 1948

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

mid-18th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Macandrew 050


Sheet: 21.4 x 31.6 cm (8 7/16 x 12 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink with brush and gray wash over graphite pencil on white paper, laid down on a decorated mount


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