A Rogue in Grain
Printed for & Sold by Bowles & Carver / No. 69 St Pauls Church Yard, London.
Mezzotint with fine hand-colouring, large margins on 3 sides; platemark 150 x 110mm (6 x 4½"). Trimmed along lower edge; very fine colour.
A caricatured man in rustic dress. One of many 'droll' mezzotints made from the designs of Robert Dighton (1751-1814), who after the death of John Collet in 1780 became the foremost designer of such images.
Ex: collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd; for another droll after Dighton see ref. 32347
[Ref: 32355] £180.00