Title from note in a contemporary hand on verso; alternative title devised by curator. Approximate date based on that of a print in the same collection done in a similar style and depicting a similar theatrical scene. See Lewis Walpole Library call no.: Waller no. 24. Sold at the Waller sale, Christie's, 15 December 1947, lot 24. Bought at the Hely-Hutchinson sale, Sotheby's, lot 263, by Agnew for W.S. Lewis, with sketch of Mrs. Damer, 13 March 1956, £11 for the lot.
Scene from Roman father
Hely-Hutchinson, John Walter,--1882-1955--Ownership. Waller, Wathen Arthur,--Sir,--1881-1947--Ownership.
Ink drawings--British--18th century.
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Waller no. 23 Waller no. 23
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Unidentified Artist, Roman Father. Act 5th, Sc. 1st. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
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