No. 4 The Labourer's Luncheon
Published Jan. 1 1816 by T. Palser Surrey side Westminster Bridge
Stipple, platemark 450 x 350mm (17¾ x 13¾"). Large margins. Slight mark on dog.
Two children gathering wood. Originally published as a pair with 'The peasant's repast'. After English painter, George Morland (1762/3 - 1804) renowned for his scenes of English rural life and picturesque landscapes. He painted large numbers of rustic and smuggling scenes, and regularly spent time in the company of gypsies. Later edition of a print first published by J.R. Smith in 1797.
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