Lot 25: After Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827). Entrance of Tottenham Court Road Turnpike, with a View of St. James's Chapel, Views of London No. 3; Entrance from Hackney or Cambridge Heath Turnpike with a Distant View of St. Paul's, Views of London No. 6, by Sarah Russell Gritton, circa 1809, watercolour on paper, each laid down on card, each showing a chaotic street scene with numerous figures, horses, and vehicles, including milkmaids, ladies and gentlemen, children, stage coaches, dashing and cavorting ponies, an upturned cart with rearing horse, escaped piglets, and a Punch & Judy show, minor glue and paper residue to margins, both 30 x 40cm (11.75 x 16ins), each with early inscription on backing card partially trimmed away, first item mounted, manuscript inscription detailing artist, title, and date to mount. After a series of aquatints by Rowlandson which were published by Ackermann in 1798. (2)
Dominic Winter's Fine Art & Antiques Auction July 2015
Thursday, 16th July 2015
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