Mezzotint, proof before letters, image 355 x 485mm. 14 x 19". Some soiling; trace of water stain to lower left corner. Tear into plate at right. Trimmed into lower part of plate.
An oriental prince watching two women dancing, one of whom playing a tambourine. A black servant looks on in the background. By Michel Honoré Bounieu (1740 - 1814), painter, draughtsman and engraver. Pupil of Pierre, member of the Academy 1767, also active as a restorer. He later became professor of design at the Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées.
Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 10811] £380.00