A Macaroni Liveryman. 20
Etching with very large margins. Platemark: 150 x 105mm (6 x 4¼"). Repaired tear in upper platemark.
A stout man standing in profile to the right. He wears a furred livery gown, and his hair is in a long doubled-up macaroni club. In his right hand is a knife combined with a spoon by a folding device and in his left is a two-pronged fork. Plate 20 from the publication, 'Caricatures, Macaronies & Characters by sundry ladies gentlemen artists &c (Vol.2)'. Published by caricaturist, printseller and ornamental engraver Matthew Darly (1720 - 1781).
BM Satires ref: 5000.
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