The Scythe, Man's Refreshment.
Printed for Carington Bowles in St. Paul's Church Yard, London.
Mezzotint, 155 x 115mm (6 x 4½"). Very fine.
Reduced copy of an earlier print, 'Rural Life' (one from a set of six) by Jan Faber after Philip Mercier. A boy sits drinking from from a tankard, resting his scythe on his knee.
Ex: collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd; for another impression see ref. 797
[Ref: 32343] £160.00