S. Cunningham's Adventure with his Old Nurse and Astrologer. Plate 32.
Copper engraving. Plate 312 x 203mm. 12¼ x 8". Trimmed to the plate on the right-hand side.
Sawney Cunningham, an abandoned villain who murdered his wife's lover and uncle, terrorised the countryside and was eventually caught and executed at Leith in 1635. Here he is in an astrologer's study.
for a coloured aquatint version of this print see ref. 27701
[Ref: 15429] £110.00