The Owl Face.In dull Solemnity there winks the Owl [...]
Printed for John Bowles & Son, at the Black Horse in Cornhil [c.1760]
Mezzotint, platemark 350 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed inside platemark; 'CL-B' collector's stamp verso.
Satire with a man mocking the owl he holds, while the woman next to him identifies him as 'the grinning fool' as the text below explains.
Ex: collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd. In reverse of 36212.
[Ref: 36213] £380.00