A Journeyman Parson with a Bare Existance. 344
London, Printed for & sold by Bowles & Carver, No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard. [n.d., c.1782].
Hand coloured mezzotint. Platemark: 152 x 110mm (6 x 4¼"). Very large margins. Light staining to margins. Small puncture mark in title area.
A scene in a poor interior of a wooden house. A dining room with a parson's family of four around a table eating beans, while the parson sits on the right, gnawing a bone, with a kitten looking up at the table from below. In the bottom right corner on the floor is a book incribed, 'A Charity Sermon'.
Ex: collection of the late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 32985] £160.00