The Suspicious Husband.
London Publish'd Feb.y 16 1772 by Henry Parker No.82 Cornhill.
Mezzotint. 350 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾"). Creasing; 'CL-B' collector's stamp verso.
A woman seals a letter at a candlelit table, while her maid waits to take it. Her husband peers anxiously around the door, believing it to be addressed to another lover. On the wall is a picture of cupid oriented towards the wife. Engraved by the little-known printmaker James Wilson from a painting by either Johan Fredrik or Elias Martin, Swedish artists sometime resident in London.
Ex: collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd; CLB state ii/iii
[Ref: 36221] £380.00