The Young Mendicant.
Published March 1st, 1776 by John Boydell engraver in Cheapside London.
Mezzotint with small margins. Platemark: 265 x 195mm. (10½ x 7¾"). Trimmed to platemark; rubbed. Glued to 18th century sheet with borders.
The young mendicant, a little girl, half-length in a mock oval frame, wearing a cloak and a bonnet tied under her chin, three-quarter to left, looking solemnly towards the viewer. After Josiah Boydell (1752 - 1817). Engraved by Valentine Green (1739 - 1813), one of the finest of British mezzotinters.
From the Oettingen-Wallerstein Collection. Whitman 192.
[Ref: 28426] £160.00