The Education of Coraly. Coraly made her explain what politeness was, and asked what it was good for; if brother and sister had no need of it? See Friendship put to the test,_by Marmontel.L’Education de Coraly. Coraly lui fit expliquier ce que c’etait que la politesse et demanda a quoi elle etait utilesy entre Frere et Soeur on pouvait s’en passer. Voyez l’amitié a l’epreuve, par Marmontel.
Publish'd March 1786, by T. Gaugain No.4 Little Compton Street, Soho, London.
Fine stipple in brown ink with very large margins. Plate 394 x 336mm (15½ x 13¼").
A young man sitting with one ankle on the other knee, resting an open book on it, looking up to right at a young woman who leans forward with one hand on his shoulder, looking and gesturing towards another, richly-dressed woman who kneels to left, petting a dog with her left hand and holding up the lead with her other.
From the Northcote Albums, Christie's South Kensington.
[Ref: 28378] £350.00