The Angry Farmer. Le Fermier en Colere. [&] Boys Skating. Garcons Patinant.
Publish'd Mars 15.th 1793 by Antoine Suntach.
Pair of stipple engraving, rare, small margins. Plate 361 x 420mm (14¼ x 16½"). Repaired surface damage and repaired holes outside image 'Boys Skating'.
Two from a series on 'The Seasons': a farmer raising a stick ready to beat his son, his daughter tries to stop him by holding on, another kneels begging him, and another boy stands on the other side of the stile; and a family at the side of a frozen lake, the boys tying on their skates. Published by Antoine Suntach, one of numerous Parisian publishers who supplied copies of English stipples in response to continental 'anglomania'.
T. Clayton, 'The English Print', pp.274-5.
[Ref: 29060] £450.00