- Thomas Girtin (1775-1802)
- La Rue Saint-Denis, Paris: A Scene for Thomas Dibdin's Pantomime Harlequin's Habeas
- Medium and Support
- Graphite and watercolour on laid paper
- 39.6 × 49 cm, 15 ⅝ × 19 ¼ in
- Object Type
- Study for a Theatrical Scene
- Private Collection, Norfolk
- Catalogue Number
- Girtin & Loshak Number
- 474ii as 'La Rue St.-Denis'
- Description Source(s)
- Viewed in 2001, 2002, 2013 and April 2022
Archdeacon Charles Parr Burney (1785–1864); P & D Colnaghi & Co.; bought from them by Dr John Percy (1817–89), £7; his posthumous sale, Christie’s, 17 April 1890, lot 515; bought by 'Colnaghi', 23 gns; P & D Colnaghi & Co.; Sir James Thomas Knowles (1831–1908); his posthumous sale, Christie's, 28 May 1908, lot 306; bought by Carfax Gallery, £120 15s; bought by Christopher Head (1869-1912); after his death on the Titanic, sold by his executors to P & D Colnaghi & Co., 1913; bought from them by Sir Hickman Bacon (1855–1945), £110; then by descent
Agnew’s, 1914, no.43; London, 1927, no catalogue; Agnew’s, 1931, no.106; London, 1934b, no.892; Amsterdam, 1936, no.219; Agnew’s, 1946, no.99; Arts Council, 1946, no.84; Boston, 1948, no.135; Arts Council, 1951, no.85; Bedford, 1952, no.43; Agnew’s, 1953a, no.60; Norwich, 1955, no.38; Geneva, 1955, no.74; New York, 1956, no.41; King’s Lynn, 1967, no.45; Paris, 1972, no.133; Manchester, 1975, no.98; Munich, 1979, no.196; Manchester, 1983, no.26; London, 1993, no.151; Dulwich, 2001, no.12; London, 2002, no.178; Ghent, 2007, no.128; London, 2011, no number; Kendal, 2012, no.9; London, 2013, no.5
Roget, 1891, vol.1, p.112; Binyon, 1900, p.30; Davies, 1924, p.27, pl.88; Davies, 1928, p.221; Binyon, 1933, p.111; Oppé, 1946b, p.128; Mayne, 1949, p.60, p.72, p.106; Williams, 1952, p.105; Girtin and Loshak, 1954, p.44, p.80; Hardie, 1966–68, vol.2, p.8; Wilton, 1977, p.32, p.188; Vaughan, 1978, pp.190-91; Bower, 2002, p.141; Wilcox, 2012, p.12
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