Rural Lfe.The Operas, Maquerades, and Plays, This Cottage Maid's a Stranger; The feathered Care, her little Farm. By Poverty secured from harm, With careless ease she spends her Days, Secure from any danger.
Very fine coloured mezzotint. Fantastically bright 18th century colour. 350 x 250mm. 13¾ x 9¾". Trimmed to the image top and sides, and to just below the title at bottom. Some creasing and glue stains to the title area. Small tears into the left-hand side.
A young girl on the porch of her farm, blissfully unaware of urban life and the perils and dangers. She hold a basket full of feed, which she scaters for the hens and chicks.
[Ref: 16345] £320.00