Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827) - 19th Century Etching, Drury Lane Theatre
DescriptionAn interesting hand colored etching and aquatint depicting the Drury Lane Theatre in 1808. Said to be fireproof, the theatre burned down in 1809, a shortly after this print was published, to be replaced by a building designed by Benjamin Wyatt. An early print is held in the Met Museum. Signed in plate. On wove.
The condition is typical for a picture of this age including some discolouration and mount burn. With minor foxing.
19.1 x 24.8cm (7.5" x 9.8")Sheet: 23.9 x 28.8cm (9.4" x 11.3")
|Artist||Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827)|
|Dimensions||19.1 x 24.8cm|
|Subject||Architecture & Cityscapes|
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