A Conversation in which the Painter has introduced himself.Done from the Original Picture Painted by John Steen, in the Possession of John Blackwood, Esqr. by S. Paul.
Mezzotint, 505 x 355mm. 19¾ x 14". Margins a little weakened; a good impression, small foxing in margins.
Cottage interior with two women sitting in front of the hearth, one holding a glass, the other turning in her chair to look at a man in a cape, tattered trousers and broad white collar, who makes a bow, lifting his right hand to his mouth as he introduces himself. Two other men standing closer to the fire and smoking pipes are amused. Mussel shells on the floor and a spoon propped against a large covered pot lower right. After Jan Havicksz. Steen (Dutch, c.1625 - 1679).
CS: undescribed. BM: 1861,1109.351.
[Ref: 22246] £430.00