The Unfortunate Beau.
Etching, printed on 18th century watermarked paper. 360 x 265mm (14¼ x 10"). Trimmed to plate and mounted on album paper.
Two foppish men in the street jump in alarm as they brush against a chimney-sweep's boy and a maid with a mop. One gestures down to a smudge on his stocking.
Not in BM Satire, but BM 1991,1214.20. Ex Collection of the Hon Christopher Lennox Boyd.
[Ref: 31739] £320.00