The NewMarket Macaroni.Return'd from the Black Legg'd Club.
Etching, 170 x 125mm. 6¾ x 5".
Portrait of a man in riding dress, one hand in his breeches’ pocket, the other holding a glove and a walking stick. He wears a small round hat with a knot of ribbon, a plain coat and waistcoat, and a cravat and spurred top-boots. Sporting interest. From 'Macaronies, Characters, Caricatures &c by MDarly', in an album of caricatures published by Mary Darly dated January 1776. It seems that her husband Matthew made the plates. Numbered 'V.4' upper left and '7' upper right.
BM Satires: 5025.
[Ref: 14246] £190.00