Se vend à Paris chez Potrelle M.d d'Estampes, Rue St. Honore No.54. [n.d. c.1805.]
Coloured stipple, partly printed in colour. 470 x 555mm (18½ x 21¾"). Very fine. Cut to platemark.
Cottage door scene where a young sailor boy stands recounting his tale of the shipwreck to an engaged audience; a bird in a cage hangs from the thatched roof; the shipwreck and ocean seen in the distance to the right. One of many continental copies of British stipples published around the turn of the 19th century.
[Ref: 28908] £320.00