The Justice.In fair round belly, with good capon lin'd, With eyes severe and beard of formal cut.
Publish'd Jan.y. 24. 1799 by W. Bromley, Jessamine House Hammersmith.
Stipple, rare. Plate: 215 x 300mm, (8½ x 12"). Trimmed to plate on lower edge. Some staining. Creasing in top edge.
Illustration of the fifth stage of Shakespeare's 'Seven Stages of Man' from 'As You Like It.' A man with a rounded belly sits on a chair smoking a long pipe while a man at a desk takes notes.
[Ref: 35569] £160.00