Dressing for the Masquerade by Thomas Rowlandson

Part of a collection of 115 works distributed to 21 public collections.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Dimensions:
41 x 30 cm
Acquired in:
1953
Bequeathed by:
Sir Edward Marsh through The Art Fund

Sir Edward Marsh bequeathed his modern pictures to the Contemporary Art Society and the remainder of this collection to the Art Fund for selection and distribution to suitable galleries. The drawings consist mainly of works by English artists of the 18th and 19th centuries. Perhaps the most important groups are the Romneys, Wilsons and Rowlandsons all chosen with the discriminating taste which invariably distinguished Sir Edward Marsh's acquisitions.

Venue details

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery Queen's Road, BRISTOL Bristol BS8 1RL 0117 922 3571 www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

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