The Singers.From the Original Picture Painted by Hemskirk Jun.r In the Collection of Mr Marrisall.
Published Oct.r 24th 1768, by J.Boydell Engraver, in Cheapside London.
Mezzotint with very large margins, rare. 305 x 360mm (12 x 14¼").
Three peasants sitting around a barrel in a tavern, one holding up a glass, another holding a long printed song, singing. A fourth man stands over them smoking while a fifth man urinates in the corner. Engraved by Richard Earlom after Egbert van Heemskerck II (c.1674 - 1744).
Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd. Ex Oettinger-Wallenstein Collection Sotheby's Lot 736, 18/11/97.
[Ref: 36463] £460.00