Original watercolor with pen and ink. Image cropped to 4 x 5 7/8 ins. Signed lower left. Mounted on paper and matted to 12 5/8 x 14 1/8 inches. Fine condition.
§ A small, attractive watercolor, signed by Rowlandson, showing women sorting baskets of mulberries. To the left are cold frames and in the background a man climbs a ladder to harvest more fruit from a tree. Rowlandson painted at least one other version of the image; it is held at the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection. Unlike this painting, it is not signed. Item #123623