The Rat Catcher by Charles Cooper Henderson

The Rat-Catcher stands with his rod over his shoulder carrying cage of rats with three dogs at his feet.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour Dimensions: 18 x 13 cm
Acquired in:
1939
Presented by:
Herbert A Powell through The Art Fund

One drawing from a collection of 58 drawings, mostly of the British School, from the Herbert Powell Collection of British Watercolours. Dr Herbert Powell formed a valuable collection of watercolours and drawings. He had earlier gifted some works from the collection to the Art Fund in 1929 to function as a Loan Collection for public institutions. These works were later permanently distributed by the Art Fund amongst various public collections in 1968.

Provenance

Powell Collection.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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