No. 2. [Driving Cattle to Market.]
Pubd. by R. Bowyer, Pall Mall, 1825.
Scarce hand coloured aquatint, sheet 390 x 500mm, 15¼ x 19¾". A fine and clean impression, with fresh and bright original colour. Mint.
Cattle and sheep beside a stream; one man with a stick crossing a bridge, another ahead driving a cart with calves on board. From the rare folio of 12 plates 'A Selection of Fac-Similes of Water-Colour Drawings, from the Works of the Most Distinguished British Artists', 1825; a first issue, before the title below the image. After Robert Hills (1769 - 1844); other striking compositions in the book are contributed by Samuel Prout, Francis Nicholson, John Smith and William Collins.
Abbey, Life: 197, 2. BL: 003332105.
[Ref: 18626] £280.00