The Poor Soldier.
Mezzotint. Plate 395 x 324mm (15½ x 12½").
A soldier introducing a young women to another man in military dress. Her hand is outstretched, yet she nervously plays with her hem and head bowed. Possibly a scene from the popular comic opera 'The Poor Soldier' by John O'Keefe, composed by William Shield c.1782.
Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 14810] £240.00