The Infant Academy. Proof.
Mezzotint, plate 184 x 204mm. 7¼ x 8".
A young boy painting on an oval canvas a young girl with a fashionable hat, who is flanked by two other children; curtain and pillar behind, landscape beyond at left. Proof of the print included in S.W. Reynolds' four-volume series'Engravings from the Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Issued by Samuel William Reynolds, Senior, Bayswater', where it was listed under 'Sacred Subjects'.
Whitman: p.147 (appendix), state ii of iv (?)
[Ref: 21500] £70.00