Thomas Rowlandson (1757-1827), Satirical draughtsman
Sitter associated with 4 portraits
Artist associated with 24 portraits
Thomas Rowlandson was one of the most accomplished and prolific of English professional draughtsmen. Admired for his satirical wit, he excelled as a caricaturist as well as an illustrator of books. Best known for such works as 'The Microcosm of London' and 'The Three Tours of Doctor Syntax', which he ellustrated for Rudolph Ackerman. One of the finest exponents of pen line in the history of British art.
by George Henry Harlow
pencil heightened with red chalk, 1814
On display at Niedersächsisches Landesmuseum Hannover, Hannover, Germany in the exhibition 'The Hanoverians on Britain's Throne'