[A Village Girl Gathering Nuts.]
London Published as the Act directs May 1. 1789 by S. Watts No. 50 opposite old round Court Strand.
Stipple engraving with some etching in sepia, scratched letter proof before title, 415 x 320mm.
A girl in patterned dress and bonnet using a stick to hook the branches of the trees above her, to which she reaches to gather nuts, a basket beside her on the ground. A very fine early proof impression.
Not in BM. although they do list versions by Ryder.
[Ref: 8091] £420.00