VillagerOh! come, and while the rosy footed May [...] / Thomson's Spring.
[London, Publish'd as the Act directs May 16, 1791 by P.W.Tomkins New Bond St.]
Stipple printed in sepia, sheet 255 x 170mm (10 x 6¾"). Trimmed inside platemark, losing publication line.
A woman walking and balancing a basket of flowers on her hat, her child by her side. Illustration of verses by James Thomson, whose 'The Seasons' was a popular source for artists favouring rural subject matter. Engraved from a design by Lady Diana Beauclerk (1734-1808) by P.W. Tomkins, who like many former pupils of Bartolozzi mentioned as much on their prints to benefit from Bartolozzi's reputation.
[Ref: 31961] £140.00