The Golden Age. [&] The Silver Age.
[&] Painted by H. Walton. Publish'd by J. Boydell, Engraver. Cheapside Jan.y 30.th 1778. Engraved by J.R. Smith.
Pair of framed mezzotints, extremely rare in matching contemporary frames. Visible area 470 x 559mm (18½ x 22").
Domestic scene in stylised Eastern setting; mother sitting to front and sewing, watching her sleeping young child beside her, old couple in doorway at right; oval format. [&] A circular frame with a little girl in a plain bonnet and cape, sitting in profile to left on a path with a basket of chickens beside her, a tree and high ground behind to the right, a town in a landscape below to the left.
CS: 159. Whitman: 203. [&] CS: 198. Frankau: 320. Ex Collection: The Late Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 29074] £950.00