Louisa. My Life! my joy! my only love! A voice at distance cries: That voice her inmost soul could move The starts with wild surprise. [and in French]. [&] While thus with agonizing Sighs They view'd the fatal place, Louisa's mild, yet stedfast Eyes Werefix'd en Henrys face. [and in French.]
a Paris chez Augustin Legrand, rue St. Julien-le-Pauvre No.3. [n.d. c.1780.]
A pair of coloured stipples. 482 x 348mm (19 x 13¾"). Repairs on second image.
A young woman standing on the shore, looking over her right shoulder with dispair as a boat is shipwrecked in stormy waters behind at left, an old veiled woman sitting behind at right, her face obscured by Louisa's hand, point to right. [&] Four figures on a shore, a young sailor and old woman at right and a man at right all sitting looking with distress to left, a young woman standing in the centre, holding the hand of the older man and looking with compassion towards the sailor.
See Ref: 4298 for the same pair but engraved by Gaugain.
[Ref: 29034] £420.00