To her Imperial Majesty Catherine the Second this print from the Original Picture by Verkoyelle in the Imperial Collection is humbly Inscribed by her most devoted servant, James Walker.
July 1st 1789 published by James Walker St. Petersburg and John Dean London.
Mezzotint. Very rare. Platemark: 505 x 695mm (20 x 27¼") large margins. Small tears to edges of sheet. Repaired tear on right.
An interior scene depicting a musical party of men and women in costume, seated around a table on which lies a patterned Turkish carpet. Two women at the left are playing cards, while one on the right holds a lute while a man sings to her. A dog barks at a servant to the far left of the scene. After Dutch printmaker and painter Jan Verkolje (1650 - 1693).
[Ref: 40051] £650.00