A R-Y-L Visit to a Foreign Capital or the Ambassador not at home.
Coloured etching with small margins. 265 x 335mm (10½ x 13¼"). Paper watermarked 'W. Pickering & Co 1816'. Trimmed to plate at top, some wear to top edge. Some staining & creasing.
Princess Caroline of Brunswick and Bartolomeo Pergami arriving at the British embassy in Vienna in an open coach. The ambassador, Lord Stewart, had been commissioned to collect evidence of her behaviour for the royal divorce. A reversed copy of Cruikshank's etching.
See BM Satire 12889 for Cruikshank's original.
[Ref: 31466] £140.00