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The Genuine Sauce à la Russe

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UR in graphite: "haricoes, Wines- made dishes- cold meats, flavour," in ink: "The genuine Sauce a la Russe being prepared from an original Receipt./ which has been for years in use at the first tables on the Continent, and entirely/ composed of foreign produce- Somerset Laver twice a Week Macaroni/ New Olives tc tc-t every article in the above Line of the best Quality"; LR in ink: T. RowlandSon.


Coll.: Dickson Q. Brown; then the Williams Book Store, Boston; purchased October 8, 1942 through Mr. Constable with the Samuel P. Avery Fund

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Samuel Putnam Avery Fund



Sheet: 26.7 x 28.2 cm (10 1/2 x 11 1/8 in. )

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India ink, pen and watercolor over graphite pencil on paper


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Drawings / Watercolors