The Blind Fiddler.
London, Published Oct.r 1.st 1811 By Mess.rs Boydell & Co. Cheapside.
Engraving. Fine impression, open letters. Platemark: 495 bx 615mm (19½ x 24¼") with large margins.
A blind fiddler, on the left, plays to a large family within a rustic interior. A woman sits by the hearth holding a small child in her lap, two children watching the fiddler in the centre, with a man and woman behind them playing with another child, and two boys on the right, one trying to imitate the fiddler. After Scottish genre painter and etcher David Wilkie (1785 - 1841).
Provenance: Hooton Pagnell Hall, Yorkshire.
[Ref: 39833] £360.00