Sketch of a Shipwreck after Romney.
[Published April 14th. 1809 by Thomas Payne, Pall Mall.]
Etching and engraving. 204 x 266mm (8 x 10½"). Foxing.
Illustration to Hayley's "The Life of George Romney" (London, 1809); a stormy sea with a ship sinking; numerous figures on the ship and in the waves, mostly nude; in the centre a man is riding on horseback in the waves, rescuing a woman.
Horne: 143 (b).
[Ref: 29147] £220.00