Mr. Liston as Paul Pry."I hope I don't intrude; Just called to ask you how your tooth is".
Pub.d by J. W. Gear. Wilson Street North Place Gray's Inn Road. 1825.
Hand coloured lithograph with large margins, very fine. Sheet size: 345 x 245mm (13½ x 9½").
A portrait of the comic actor John Liston (1776 - 1846) in character as Paul Pry, from 'Paul Pry' by English playwright John Poole. It premiered in London on 13 September 1825 at the Haymarket Theatre and ran for 114 performances. Whole length, standing to the left, holding an umbrella under his arm, with spectacles hanging from his neck.
[Ref: 36730] £140.00