Patrick Nasmyth (British 1787-1831)
Studies of figures by a wooden fence
Signed l.l.: PATK NASMYTH, pencil on laid paper with a partial Strasburg Lily watermark
10.2 x 15.4 cm
Colonel M.H. Grant; acquired from him by L.G. Duke on 16 July 1970 (no. 135)
These figures may have been observed at a race meeting. A charming drawing in a similar style showing the artist’s father is in the collection of the National Gallery of Scotland.