Scene on a Towing-path

Scene on a Towing-path

Scene on a Towing-path
Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827)
Britain
About 1800
Counterproof with additional pen and ink and watercolour on wove paper
Width 27 x height 18 cm
Museum no. E.4163-1923

This ‘drawing’ is an example of Rowlandson’s habit of repeating drawings for sale by working up and colouring counterproofs of original pen drawings. It os interesting that the counterproof but not the original drawing is signed.