The Dancing Children.From the Original Picture of the same size Painted by Le Nain, In the Collection of Sr. James Lowther Esq.r. Vol II No. 18.
J.no Boydell excudit London 1767.
Engraving. Platemark: 355 x 400mm (14 x 16"). Very large margins.
A rustic interior scene with six children dancing in front of a fireplace, while on the right a young man plays the flageolet. An old peasant woman is standing by the fireplace in the background. From the series 'The Most Capital Paintings in England', Boydell's first major initiative as a pioneering publisher of fine engravings.
Ex Collection Duke of Westminster.
[Ref: 38271] £260.00