The Dog Barber.
Pub.d acord.g to Act of Parl.t Aprl, 25th, 1771 by M Darly (39) Strand.
Etching with very large margins. Platemark: 150 x 105mm (6 x 4¼"). Light creasing on left.
A standing French man with shears and a dog under his arm. A sign in the upper right reads, 'LA.VENGEANCE.DECROTTEUR.ROYAL TOND.DES.CHIENS PROPREMENT'. Plate 1 from the publication, '24 Caricatures by several ladies, gentlemen, artists, etc. (Vol.1)'. After printmaker and satirist William Bunbury (1750 - 1811), published by caricaturist, printseller and ornamental engraver Matthew Darly (1720 - 1781).
BM Satires ref: 4668.
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