Genre Scene: Two Seated Men with a Pair of Bird Carcasses and a Dog in an Interior; Three Vignettes; and a Study of Dentures; verso: studies of four heads, a hand, and figures including a woman writing watched by a man wearing a hat and spectacles
Brown ink and wash and graphite on ivory paper
Overall: 7 5/16 x 9 1/8 in. (18.6 x 23.2 cm)
signature: lower right: "Sir D. Wilkie"
Inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "Sir D. Wilkie"; at upper left: "and / and /..."; verso inscribed in graphite with accounting figures, ending with: "June 25 1822"; over graphite in brown ink: "Nitris Acid / Plough Court / Lombard Street"; "122 French proofs / 34 India / Sent July 12th"; "GR / GR"; "a woman / writing"
Gift of Mrs. William F. Bevan
Thomas Pritchard Rossiter, New York City; Mrs. William F. Bevan (granddaughter of Rossiter), Ruxton, Maryland
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