The Jealous Spaniard or Unequal Match.Take out your Finger Don and smooth your Brow [...]
London Printed for John Bowles and Son, at the Black Horse in Cornhil
Mezzotint, very rare; platemark 340 x 240mm (13½ x 9½"). Trimmed to platemark. 'CL-B' collector's stamp verso.
A woman leans forward to pass a letter to a lover, while the titular 'Jealous Spaniard' broods behind her. Text below mocks him for his poor judgement in forming an 'unequal match' with the woman.
Ex: collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd
[Ref: 36227] £380.00