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Fierce as Staring Ajax, from His Seat Uprose with Visage Stern, the King of Meat

Thomas Rowlandson (1757-1827)


Price
£8,500

Medium
Pen ink and watercolour

Dimensions
6 ¼ x 8 inches

Provenance
Bernard Houthakker

Illustrated
Peter Pindar, The Lousiad, London: G Kearsley, 1786-87, Frontispiece

Literature
Joseph Grego, Rowlandson the Caricaturist, London: Chatto and Windus, 1880, Volume I, Page 204, as 'Cooks, Scullions – Hear Me, Every Mother's Son'

Exhibited
Spink, London, as 'Hanging on Every Word: Figures in An Inn'; De Verzameling Van Bernard Houthakker', Amsterdam Rijksmuseum, August-November 1964, No 87; 'Bliss Was It in That Dawn To Be Alive, 1750-1850', October 2008; 'The Age of Thomas Rowlandson', October-November 2012, No 1

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