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William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863)
Your ladyship's 'air

Medium: Watercolour
Size without frame: 6.3" x 5.0"
Size including frame: 13.5" x 12.5"
Price:   £545  includes FREE worldwide delivery

Cartoon vignette captioned "Page: "Your ladyships 'air is hoff!", Dowager: "Then send my maid to put it on".

1800's humour; side-splitting stuff... Ink and watercolour on paperboard, unsigned, but clearly Thackeray's work and writing. Inscribed on back "Orig. Watercolour by Wm. M. Thackeray. From the Bronson Winthrop Collection, prior to conservation. Oak gall ink so delicately cleaned.

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