Falstaff & The Merry Wives of Windsor.
Fine mezzotint, printed in colours and hand finished. 555 x 450mm (23¾ x 17¾"), with large margins. Light creases to sheet. Small ink stain in title area. Small scuff to printed area.
A scene from Shakspeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor'. Falstaff as Herne the Hunter, with stag's horns on head, standing beside Mrs Page and Mrs Ford, in the dense woodland of Windsor Forest, in front of 'Herne's Oak'. The faces of a procession of three fairies can be seen in the background to the right.
Ex collection of Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36643] £450.00