Fine hand coloured stipple, partly printed in colour, sheet 375 x 320mm. 14¾ x 12½". Trimmed within plate.
A girl sitting in a landscape, holding rake, left hand on basket handle; she is Sophia Primrose, one of the daughters of the vicar of Oliver Goldsmith's 1766 novel 'The Vicar of Wakefield'. Two line quotation below title. An attractive print after Rev Matthew William Peters (1742 - 1814). Collection stamp for Madam Anderson Weston.
Lady Victoria Manners' 'Matthew William Peters, R.A.' p.64
[Ref: 16977] £380.00