Gone to the Continent

Gone to the Continent


Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827)
Gone to the Continent

Signed lower right: Rowlandson. 18.., inscribed lower left: Gone out of Town for the Summer and inscribed with the title lower centre
Pen and grey and brown ink and watercolour over traces of pencil
27.9 by 22.4 cm., 11 by 8 ¾ in.

Anonymous sale, 19th July 1979, lot 92;
Private collection until 2011

The name on the doorplate reads`Sir Gregory Page-Turner'. Sir Gregory Page-Turner, 3
rd Bt. (1748-1805) was a wealthy politician and landowner who was MP for Thirsk.