The Suspicious Husband.
London Publish'd Feb.y 16 1772 by R. Marshall N4 Aldermary Church Yard.
Coloured mezzotint. 350 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed within plate, extra margins added on three sides.
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.
CLB database: state iii of iii.
[Ref: 36308] £140.00