Thomas Rowlandson (United Kingdom, 1756-1827) watercolor on paper titled "Road to Abesford," depicting a village street scene. Signed, T Rowlandson and titled, lower right. paper mounted to thin cardstock board. Image – 8" H x 12" W. Board – 8 1/4" H x 12 1/4" W. United Kingdom, late 18th/early 19th century. Biography: Thomas Rowlandson was a watercolorist known for his landscapes and caricature illustrations. He undertook formal training in Paris and at the Royal Academy in London, where he won a silver medal for a bas relief figure, however, he is best remembered for his cartoon character, Dr. Syntax. CONDITION: Unframed. Overall very good condition. 2" crease to paper, top right. Minute foxing spots, top right and lower left. Minute black spot, above lower section of building.
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