[The Blind Beggar of Bednall Green.]
[London. Pubd. April 2 1804 by Mess.rs Wards & Co. No.6 Newman Street.]
Mezzotint, proof before all letters. Plate 601 x 482mm. 23¾ x 19". Trimmed along lower edge; creasing.
Open landscape; the old man seated directed to left, white hair dishevelled by the wind, holds out hat in right hand. Pretty Bessie stands by him, facing front; a large hat, low bodice; her left hand on the beggar's shoulder, with the right she indicates his supplicating action; to right, corner of cottage.
Ex Collection: Christopher Lennox-Boyd. Frankau: 30. CS: 95.
[Ref: 27651] £380.00