[Tavern Scene.]From a Painting by D: Teniers, in the Collection of Sir James Lowther, Bar.t
Publish'd 23.d Dec.r 1771.
Mezzotint, 445 x 340mm. 17½ x 13¼". Later issue c.1800. Margins foxed.
Tavern scene with a card game taking place, after David Teniers II (1610-90), Engraved by Captain William Baillie (1723-1810). Baillie retired from the army in 1761 with the rank of Captain and thereafter devoted himself to printmaking and dealing. He specialised in imitating old-master drawings and prints, using a variety of printmaking techniques.
Timothy Clayton and Anita McConnell, ‘Baillie, William (1723–1810)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
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