Law.From the Original Picture of the same size, painted by Ostade, in the Collection of the Right Honourable William Beckford Esq. Lord Mayor of the City of London; to whom this plate is most respectfully inscribed, by his Lordship's most obliged, and most humble servant. J. Boydell
Mo. 4 under. Publish'd according to Act of Parliam.t by J. Boydell, Engraver in Cheapside; March 1st 1763
Copper engraving 286 x 392mm. 11¼ x 15½".
After Adriaen van Ostade, for "The Most Capital Paintings in England" series of engravings in five volumes, late 1760s-1786, the first three (1769 to 1773) originally published under the title Sculptura Britannica. These were a critical and financial success for the publisher John Boydell who promoted the interests of both artists, engravers and Patrons establishing a tradition in Britain for collecting prints. Pair to Physick ref: 14389.
[Ref: 14391] £280.00