The English Politicians.I Saw a Smith stand with his Hammer, thus, The whilst his Iron did on th'Anvil cool, With open mouth swallowing a Taylor's news. Act IV. Scene IV. in the Hist.l Play of King John.
Published 12.th May 1794, by Laurie & Whittle, No.53, Fleet Street. London.
Mezzotint. Plate 609 x 458mm. 24 x 18".
Scene inside a blacksmith's workshop; the smith at his anvil raising his head to listen to a tailor on the left. The smith's assistant to the right, holding a hammer and another man seen in the background, leaning against a chimney.
See 4605 for earlier state.
[Ref: 20723] £480.00