Stipple with hand colour, large margins. Platemark: 180 x 240mm (7 x 9½"). Light staining in margins. Small repair in centre. Bit dusty.
A scene depicting nine figures racing donkeys over a small bridge, to the right, past two spectators in the centre, and off into the distance to the left. To the right, a goat leaps in front of a rider, throwing him from his donkey, in front, a small child rides with an adult, and further ahead another rider falls from his animal. By Elias Martin, A.R.A. Swedish, born Stockholm in 1739, died Stockholm 1818. He came to London in 1768, becoming a Royal Academy student the next year and was elected A.R.A in 1770. After Elias Martin, engraved by his younger brother, Johann Frederick (1745-1808).
[Ref: 36344] £220.00