Publish'd as the Act directs June 15th. 1786, by H. Humphrey, No 51, New Bond Street.
Stipple and etching in brown ink, proof before title, 250 x 185mm. 9¾ x 7¼". A fine impression with good margins.
A woman in a landscape looking directly at the viewer; a man watching and cocking an ear to eavesdrop in the background. Engraved by George Townly Stubbs (1756? - 1815), engraver and printseller, son of George Stubbs.
See Lennox-Boyd: Appendix II, 35, plate published by G.T. Stubbs in March 1786.
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