Etch'd from an Original Sketch of Wm: Hogarth's, in the Possession of Mr: Forrest. Pubd: as the Act directs by Jane Hogarth, 1775. [Added in pen:] '31 October'.
Paper discolouration Trimmed close to plate. Some tearing around the edges.
Satire with a man reading a newspaper, oblivious of the candle that he holds burning a hole in his hat. John Keyse Sherwin [1751- 1790] trained under Bartolozzi.
BM Satires: 1978. Not in Paulson.
[Ref: 17018] £230.00