London Publish'd May 1st. 1786 by Wm. Dickinson Bond Street.
Stipple printed in brown ink, rare, 175 x 125mm. 7 x 5". Stitching holes to left margin; a fine impression.
A young woman in a tartan or patterned dress and hat, shepherd's crook(?) over her shoulder. An oval illustration to Allan Ramsay's dramatic pastoral 'The Gentle Shepherd' (1725). Four line verse quotation from the poem below title. By Irish caricaturist James Wicksteed (1786 - 1787; fl). who shared an address in 1780s with G.T.Stubbs, who may have worked from his designs.
[Ref: 21466] £160.00