London, publish'd according to Act of Parliament June 26. 1760
Engraving, sheet 430 x 510mm (17 x 20¼"). Trimmed inside platemark and around text; nicks and tears to edges.
Figures relaxing and boating on a river in a sunny landscape. One of a series of the four seasons, 'Les Amusements du Printemps' engraved (in reverse) after drawings by Jean Pillement between 1757 and 1760, during the French painter and draughtsman's period working in England. Pillement's drawings for all four of the prints are now in the Louvre.
See Maria Gordon-Smith, 'Pillement', pp.69-73; Fagan 32
[Ref: 38963] £260.00