Irish Peasantry Crossing A Brook.
Published 12th. March, 1807, by Robert Laurie & James Whittle, No. 53, Fleet Street, London.
Coloured mezzotint with etching, image 445 x 590mm. Staining and paper discoloration. Trimmed to lower platemark, two tears into lower edge of image.
A man leads a horse carrying a woman and child across a stream, a young woman holding up her skirts walks beside them. Another peasant stands on the far bank at right with two cattle, while a woman by a cottage in the distance hangs out her washing.
Wessely and Chaloner Smith: undescribed. Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 8343] £320.00