Lettres de Lady M-y W-y M-es.
A Venise chez Joseph Remondini & Fils. [n.d. c.1790.]
Hand-coloured stipple in oval, small margins, rare. Plate 285 x 254mm. 11¼ x 10".
A clearing in the woods where women dance to music of a pipe played by a boy sitting at right and the tambourine played by central figure, all in late 18th century fashions. Associated with Lady Mary Wortley Montague (1689-1762) whose letters home from Constantinople in 1716-1718, where published as a travel book.
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