William Ladd Taylor
American (1854-1926)
Barry Lyndon, Esq., c. 1896
Grisaille watercolor
30×20 IN.

Illustration from William Makepeace Thackeray's (1811-1863) "The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq." (1856), revised from when originally published in 1844 as "The Luck of Barry Lyndon." Signed in image lower left: "W.L. Taylor"; inscribed in pencil lower left: "Barry Lyndon". Sheet with irregular edges reinforced with thin Japanese paper backing; expertly repaired tears in the edges, three extending into image in lower right corner, one in left center. Image: 24 1/4 x 17 inches.

$ 3,500