Delia in the Country. [&] Delia in Town.At length from Town the peerless Maid ... A Blessing Cities cannot give. [&] With beauteous Form and sparkling Eyes ... The Seat of Innocence and Love.
London publish'd February 12th. 1788, by J.R. Smith No 31, King Street Covent Garden..
Pair of stipples printed in brown ink, ovals, 300 x 260mm. 11¾ x 10¼". Presented in attractive gilt frames, F.B. Daniell labels to versos. Slight toning to 'Delia in Town'; overall fine impressions, platemarks visible.
A rural and urban young lady, the first seated under a tree, in a wide-brimmed hat and lace shawl, reading a book held up in her left hand; the second seated, to left, smiling towards the viewer from beneath a large-brimmed hat with tall plumes, her hands joined and resting on the round table in front of her. Eight lines of verse below titles. After George Morland (1762/3 - 1804).
Frankau 109, II & 110, II. D'Oench 294 & 295.
[Ref: 20551] £950.00