on plate: (butterfly); above woman and child at right: 1801 (according to Mansfield); on board between doors: MAISON / AUSTRUY[?
Printed by Nathaniel Sparks for Miss R. Birnie Philip; Colnaghi's, London (stock no. c 35460?); purchased by NGA, 1972
Associated NamesColnaghi & Co., Ltd., P. & D.
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