Craig (c.1787-1827), William Marshall
Young Gardeners. Pen, ink and monochrome wash. Signed and dated, 1804. 4x2.75 inches. Framed: 12x10.25 inches.


William Marshall Craig was drawing master to Princess Charlotte of Wales, miniature painter to the Duke and Duchess of York, and painter in watercolours to Queen Charlotte. Alongside his work as a drawing master (he also taught Sarah Biffin), he made illustrations and it is tempting to imagine this small monochrome work set alongside some text.

This work appears in the Exhibition: BRITISH WORKS ON PAPER 2024