A City Taylor's Wife dressing for the Pantheon.
Publish'd 5th Feb.y 1772 by Hen.y Parker at No 82 in Cornhill London.
Mezzotint with very large margins. 350 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾").
A fashionably dressed woman sitting behind a table is taking a necklace out of a box. She looks with disdain at her enraged husband in old-fashioned clothes and a nightcap, sitting next to her, his fists clenched and despair on his face. The Pantheon assembly rooms in Oxford Street opened the previous month.
Ex Collection of the Hon Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 31725] £450.00