London published 1st Aug 1792 by Bull & Jeffryes, Ludgate Hill.
Mezzotint with large margins. Platemark: 390 x 330mm. (15¼ x 13"). Vertical mak on left.
Young boy in tattered clothes sitting against a wall, facing right, holding his hat out to beg, with a basket beside him; after John Rising (1753 - 1817). John Rising entered the Royal Academy Schools in December 1778. He was a portrait painter in his own right but he also made copies after Joshua Reynolds's work and acted as a picture restorer.
From the Oettingen-Wallerstein Collection. Chaloner Smith 4.
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