Strephon and Phyllis

The engraving of this watercolor was illustrated in C. Beharrell's article 'Angling and the Artist', which was featured in Country Life Magazine (25 July 1985, p. 208, fig. 3): 'The rods are huge roach poles, and the method of carrying the catch - the creel with shoulder-strap being the usual form'.

Signature: Signed with initials and dated 'RW/1794' (lower left)

J. Pierpont Morgan; Christie's, London, 31 March 1944, lot 110 (110 gns to Agnew)

Ray Livingston Murphy, New York; Christie's, London, 11 November 1985, lot 115.

About Richard Westall

British, 1765 - 1836 , Hertford, United Kingdom, based in London, United Kingdom

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