[The Frightened Horse.]
London. Publish'd Oct.r 1st 1800 by E. Bell, No.45 Islington R.d, N.r Sadlers Wells [in manuscript below image].
Mezzotint, very rare & fine. Proof before letters. Platemark: 455 x 330mm (18 x 13"). Light creasing to sheet. Small hole in left margin.
A white horse starting backwards at the lightning in a thunderstorm, in a forest, with trees blown by the wind behind it and a path proceeding right to left lined with bushes. After George Morland (1762/3 - 1804), painter, especially of scenes of English rural life and picturesque landscapes.
Ex collection of Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36984] £480.00