Fred. Zemmermanhaving escaped from the Abbey of La Trappe & recover'd his beloved Mistress is Seiz'd and thrown into a Dungeon for Life.
London, Published 9 March 1787 by James Bretherton, New Bond Street.
Large etching with grey watercolour wash, published state. Image 430 x 545mm, 17 x 21½". Trimmed to platemark. Two closed tears to inscription.
Three soldiers capturing a young man, his kneeling lover clutching his arm, the scene watched by two monks standing in the left foreground, one shaking his fist in encouragement, and another soldier at right. Dedication to the Countess of Sutherland (owner of the drawing) to lower margin. After Henry William Bunbury (1750 - 1811).
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