The Farm Yard.From the Original Picture, by Peter de Laer, called Bamboccio; In the Collection of Rob.t Udny Esq.r. To whom this plate is Dedicated, by his much obliged and most Humble servant, John Boydell. No. 47.
J. Boydell excudit 1768.
Engraving. Platemark: 480 x 610mm (19 x 24"). Large margins on 3 sides; cut to platemark at top.
Fine cattle image showing rural scene with a ruined building, partially overgrown, part used as a barn, with people sitting at a small table outside. Cattle and goats are shown on the right with a man lifting a basket from a horse nearby. A view of a town is in the background to the right. From the series 'The Most Capital Paintings in England', Boydell's first major initiative as a pioneering publisher of fine engravings.
[Ref: 38412] £450.00