The Fair Quaker.Nor Gold, nor Gems are wanting to the Maid, [/] In neat simplicity, like this, Array'd; [/] Plain native Beauty ,ore delights the hearts, [/] Than all the Glittering Ornaments of Art.
Printed for John Bowles & Son at the Black Horse in Cornhill.
Mezzotint with large margins top & bottom. Plate: 250 x 350mm, (9¾ x 13¾"). Trimmed to platemark left & right. Repaired tears in edges. Bit messy.
A three-quarter length portrait of Hannah Gurney (neé Middleton)(1742-1779) wife of the quaker Joseph Gurney. She is depicted in simple quaker dress and bonnet.
CS: 132.II, Russell 132.
[Ref: 36843] £280.00