[Ornamental design; a woman and child with flying bird.]
De la Cour exc: Accordg. to Act of Parlt. in Katherine Street in ye Strand. 1748.
Etching on laid paper, 220 x 170mm. 8¾ x 6¾".
Vaguely chinoiserie in style; numbered '1' upper right. From a pattern book published by William Delacour (fl.1740 - 1767), portrait, decorative and scene painter; presumably French origins; d. Edinburgh 1767. He published eight books of ornament between 1741 and 1747, engraved by himself, Vivares or Robert White. He is first documented as a scene painter for London theatres.
[Ref: 20224] £220.00