The Refusal.From an Original Picture of Mr. John Collett in the Possesion of Mr. Sayer. 402
London, Printed for Rob.t Sayer No.53 in Fleet Street, as the Act directs 25 Feb.y. 1774.
Mezzotint with large margins, very fine impression. 'CLB' collector's stamp on verso. Platemark: 250 x 350mm (9¾ x 13¾").
An interior scene with a young man sitting with his arms folded, looking at a woman who leans across the round table in front of him, on which are empty glasses and a bottle of wine, putting one arm on his shoulder persuasively. An elderly woman can be seen standing behind her on the left, drinking from a punch bowl. There is an open door behind her.
Ex collection of Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36884] £370.00