Weep, Thaly Weep!
[London: George Kearsely, 1778.]
Etching. 102 x 118mm. 4 x 4¾". Cut.
Thalia, Music of comedy and idyllic poetry, seated on rocks looking at the medallion, with a portrait head in profile, and weeping. To the right, Samuel Foote being led to a boat by Mercury and in the foreground, a head buring in the ground. Title-page to 'An Elegy on the Death of Samuel Foote, Esq.' by Boschereccio.
De Vesme: 811; iv/iv.
[Ref: 20515] £220.00