Nearer the spectator is displayed some of the fun of the course, which never failed to strike Rowlandson's eye.
The commission went to Mr. Rowlandson; the execution was Rivière's.
The next attributed portrait belongs to 1799, when Rowlandson was 43 years of age.
Mr. Rowlandson's gained by its setting—at the corner of the green square.
The view of the public on this point was expressed by Rowlandson's satirical summary of the situation.
Not that all the books in Mr. Rowlandson's shop are old; his clientele is too diversified.
"A remarkable coincidence,—your finding your way to Mrs. F.'s," continued Mr. Rowlandson.
"I have thought of a way I might be of service to you," said Mr. Rowlandson meditatively.
Consequently, Rowlandson is better known to the public by his least desirable prints, and under his most common-place aspect.
Sir Peter rose slowly when Mr. Rowlandson was shown into the room.