George Romney
Dalton-le-Furness 1734-1802
The Wood Nymph
SOLD

PROVENANCE: Maas Gallery, London March 1974; stamped George Romney and numbered in pencil 662 recto and verso; Professor Raymond E. Pahl, FBA (1935-2011).

Inscribed in pencil Lady Hamilton as Tyro (verso), pencil, watermark Britannia trimmed

116 x 206 mm. (4 x 8 1/8 in.)

SOLD

Exhibited:

Maas Gallery, London, Spring Exhibition of Early English Drawings and Watercolours, 28 February -18th March, 1966, no. 80 The Wood Nymph.

The George Romney mark is the one applied to Romney drawings from the Haas collection (see Romney exhibition catalogue at the Walker Art Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery by Alex Kidson, 2002, nos 81,115, 131). Xavier Haas had worked in the Galerie Haas et Gross in Paris in the early 1900's, for further details on the Haas collection and the mark, see exhibition catalogue of the Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Mass, "The Drawings of George Romney", [1962].

This is catalogue Number 41, in the on-line e-catalogue of 'Drawings, Prints and Paintings from the Collection of Professor Raymond E. Pahl, FBA (1935-2011)', see the home page for the e-catalogue.