[Woman and Child.]
Publish'd Jan.y 1. 1792 as the Act directs by Ja.s Walker S. Petersburg, W. Hodges Queen Street May Fair and R. Blamire, Strand, London.
Mezzotint with small margins. Platemark: 510 x 360mm (20 x 14¼"). Marks to surface.
An elderly lady seated with her right arm around a small child, holding a cameo in her left hand in her lap. The child, leaning against her knee, is reading an open book. Lettered below the image in English and Russian with a dedication from the engraver to 'Catherine the Second Empress and Autocratrix of all the Russias'.
Ex collection of Christopher Lennox-Boyd. Chaloner Smith: 25. III of III.
[Ref: 36994] £190.00