It is the very fashion of the time.Which cannot look more hideously [/] Than I have drawn it in my fantasy.
Pub by T. McLean 26 Haymarket. For November 1827. To be continued every month.
Hand-coloured etching. Platemark: 380 x 260mm (15 x 10¼"). Unexamined out of frame.
An elaborately dressed woman stands with her gloved right hand resting on her extremely small waist. She is wearing a bright red dress and an emerald green cloak, with white fur trim. Her large hat is decorated with ribbons and feathers. A quote from Shakespeare's King Henry IV Part II, is inscribed underneath the title. By William Heath (1794/5-1840) ex-Captain of Dragoons, illustrator of colour-plate books, and prolific caricaturist. He published regularly with Thomas McLean.
Not in BM Satires.
[Ref: 37474] £290.00