Morning.This early Visit to the Beauteous Fair, Shews the Good-Man's intent, and Pious care;_ Whose looks confirm it - that he'd rather kiss - The Lady's balmy Lips, than the Tea dish.
[Sold by I. Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill London.]
Mezzotint. Plate 254 x 355mm. 10 x 14". Repaired wormholes.
A cleric taking tea with a young woman in morning dress, who sits on a sofa pouring the tea for him, while a maid stands on the left holding a piece of lace ready to help dress her mistress. From a set of the four Times of Day, 1741.
CS: undescribed. BM: 2010,7081.2718.
[Ref: 23058] £320.00