THOMAS ROWLANDSON – CARICATURE FROM BEVOIR CASTLE
Artist: Thomas Rowlandson
Picture is 21cm x 15cm
Framed size is 31cm x 28cm
Year: 1756 – 1827
Thomas Rowlandson Caricature from Bevoir Castle
Thomas Rowlandson was a renown caricature artist
Born 13 July 1756
Died 21 April 1827 (aged 70)
This framed drawing has a letter on the back, which reads
“From a screen on Belvoir Castle which has been in the Manners family for over 150 years. It was covered with caricatures and drawings by famous artists of the day.
This is reputed a Rowlandson. It was removed from the screen and presented to Miss McCrichie (sp) the Secretary to the present Duchess of Rutland and Miss Kelly who had been commissioned to have the screen covered with tapestry.
It’s not a print but definitely a pen & watercolour drawing. Not sure if it’s orginal but It looks quite old. Just selling it as an reproduction price.