Thomas Rowlandson

Brighton Races

Thomas Rowlandson - Brighton Races


Collection of Georges Dormeuil (1856-1939), Paris (Frits Lugt no. 1146a)
sale Bonhams, London, 17 December 2020, nr. 33

Other works by Thomas Rowlandson

Thomas Rowlandson A Sheep in Wolf's Clothing
A Sheep in Wolf's Clothing

Thomas Rowlandson The Suppliant
The Suppliant

Thomas Rowlandson Rooks waiting for Pigeons
Rooks waiting for Pigeons

Thomas Rowlandson An Astronomer and Devotee
An Astronomer and Devotee

Thomas Rowlandson
Brighton Races
204 x 292 mm
Pen, ink and watercolour on paper
Reproduced as an aquatint titled RACE GROUND in 1790, as part of the series Excursion to Brighthelmstone (see fig. 1)

This drawing is one of several racing scenes by Rowlandson dateable to around 1790, principally of Epsom or Brighton.
Sale Bonhams, London, 17 December 2020