Spring.O Come! and what the rosy footed May [/] Steals blushing on, together let us tread [/] The morning dews, and gather in their prime [/] Fresh blooming flowers, to grace thy braided hair, [/] And thy lov'd bosom that improves their sweets. [/] Vide Thompson's Seasons.
Hand coloured mezzotint. Plate: 245 x 350mm (9¾ x 13¾"). Trimmed. Damage to title area. Tears to margins. Paper tone. Marks to printed area.
Exterior scene in which a family gather flowers and a young boy finds a bird's nest. In the background a man fishes in a river and another pushes a barrow.
Ex: Collection the Hon C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36035] £220.00