The Portrait Painter's Ante-room


  • Title

    The Portrait Painter's Ante-room

  • Artist/maker

    Thomas Rowlandson (1756 or 1757 - 1827)
  • Associated place

    London (place of creation)
  • Date

  • Material and technique

    pen and brown ink and watercolour over indications in graphite

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 12.4 x 20.1 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Sloman, Susan Legouix, ‘Artists' Picture Rooms in Eighteenth-century Bath’, Bath History No. 4, (1996), illus. p. 146 fig. 8

Sloman, Susan, and Trevor Fawcett, Pickpocketing the Rich: Portrait Painting in Bath 1720 - 1800 (Bath: Holbourne Museum of Art, 2002), illus. p. 101 no. 75

Sloman, Susan, Gainsborough in Bath (Yale University Press, 2002), illus. p. 21 fig. 14

Rosenthal, Angela, Angelica Kauffman: art and sensibility (Singapore: C S Graphics, 2006), illus. p. 82 fig. 36

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