Moulinet Elegancies of Quadrille Dancing. Thomas Rowlandson.

Moulinet Elegancies of Quadrille Dancing

London: H. humphrey, April 11th 1817. Rowlandson, Thomas. Wraps. 24.5 x 20.5 cm. Hand colored etching on wove paper. Two sets of four dance vigorously holding hands, the ladies together, but turning towards their partners. Two men talk in front of the fireplace, a third bows to a seated lady. All are dandified, their dress burlesqued. The room is lit by fantastic gas chandeliers in the form of Chinese mandarins. On the chimney-piece is a statuette of an athlete holding up a lighted candle; a clock surmounts the mirror above it; on this is a figure of Time seated on a single feathered wing, and holding a winged hourglass. Cf. No. 12936. COHN 1765. Near fine. Item #22991

Price: $270.00

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