Marian The Parson's maid & neatest of the Plain Gay
Pubd. May 20th, 1781 by I: Baldrey No.37, Green St. Grosr. Square & Sold by E: Hedges No.92 Cornhill Londn.
Stipple, 280 x 285mm. 11 x 11¼".
A maid in simple dress sitting in profile on a rock in a hilly landscape, holding the handle of a bucket on the ground beside her, a figure on horseback on a path about to crest the hill in the distance at right. Illustrates 'The Shepherd's Week' (1714) by poet and dramatist John Gay (1685 - 1732). After Henry William Bunbury (1750 - 1811).
[Ref: 10374] £160.00