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The Knight and the Lady (from the series Scenes of Daily Life)

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Inscription

in scroll above the head of the knight, single letters spaced apart, added in ink or inscribed in plate[?]: W I N M D S I A D; and in the scroll above the head of the lady: W D I W S H D K A H

Signed

not signed (monogram has been trimmed off)

Marks

verso, in black ink: Robert Balmanno FSA London 1829 [Lugt 213]

Provenance

Robert Balmanno (1780-about 1863, London); Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 501; Hollstein-Koreny 501; Geisberg 403; Bartsch 182

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.8 x 12.4 cm (5 13/16 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

P2184

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