Dr. Syntax with a Blue Stocking Beauty.
Published Nov.r 1. 1820, at R. Ackermann, 101, Strand.
Coloured aquatint. 152 x 240mm. 6 x 9½". Slight toning.
A young lady reclining on a sofa holding her head with her left-hand and holding a quill over parchment in her right. Dr Syntax is seated on a chair reading to her. They are set inside an ornate library with stone busts on pillars; books, scrolls and mathematical instruments on the ground with a globe to the far right. From 'The Third Tour of Dr Syntax. In Search of a Wife'.
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