The Visit of Dr. Syntax to the Widow Hopefull at York.
[R. Ackermann, n.d. c.1820.]
Coloured aquatint. 152 x 248mm. 6 x 9¾". Slight toning.
Dr Syntax sat at a table in the middle of a large living room with an ornate fireplace to the left. Opposite him sits a young widow plucking at her violin; a bottle of port and cherries are on the table. Behind a screen to the right a young man peeps round to watch after a spot of riding. From 'The Second Tour of Dr Syntax. In Search of Consolation'.
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