A German Print Merchant
Robert Laurie, English, 1755 - 1836
after J. C. Seekaz, German, 18th century
Image: 12 3/16 × 9 15/16 in. (31 × 25.3 cm)
Plate: 14 3/16 × 10 3/8 in. (36.1 × 26.3 cm)
Sheet: 15 1/16 × 11 1/8 in. (38.3 × 28.3 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Adelbert Ames Fine Arts Awards Fund
Robert Sayer, London
Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe
Not on view
Signed, in plate, lower right margin: R. Lowrie fecit.; titled, in plate, lower center margin: A German Print Merchant.; inscribed, in plate, lower left margin: J. C. Seekaz Pinx!; inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: London, Printed for Robt. [t is superscript] Sayer, No.53 [o is superscript] Fleet Street, as the Act directs, 1st. Feby. 1772. [st and y are superscript]; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse: Lowrie. Fl. late 18th/early 19th; inscribed, ingraphite, on reverse: 1 76; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse: $1000-00 / NBX; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse: 25 [underscored]
A Private Collection of Prints, Oil Paintings, Watercolours, and Drawings, lot 429, Bloomsbury Auctions, London, Thursday, April 19, 2007; sold to present collection, 2007.
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