Thomas Rowlandson

Past Exhibition: Drawings and Watercolors of Thomas Rowlandson

detail of painting depicting four military musicians playing wind instruments surrounding two stacked drums.
Drawings and Watercolors of Thomas Rowlandson
February 6, 1990 to April 8, 1990

A loan exhibition of watercolors and drawings by the celebrated eighteenth- and nineteenth-century English caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson. The eighty-four works in this exhibition were drawn from forty international collections both public and private. Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827) was a colorful personality and a versatile and prolific artist best known for portraying aristocrats and the English middle class with an eye for comic incident.