Publish'd Jany 20. 1796. by E.M. Diemar Strand London.
Stipple engraving with etching in sepia, scratched letter proof before title, 453 x 355mm. Trimmed to plate.
A girl tickles the nose of a sleeping boy with a feather. Issued as one of a pair with 'Innocent Revenge'. A fine early proof impression by Christian Josi (1768 - 1828), Dutch stipple engraver, publisher, dealer, and collector. He was a pupil of John Raphael Smith, and father of Henry Josi. He was born and worked in Amsterdam, coming to in London from August 1791 to October 1795, and he maintained his connection with England thereafter.
[Ref: 8089] £280.00