[Two horses and a boy.]
London Printed for Robert Sayer, Map & Printseller, No.53 Fleet Street [n.d., c.1790].
Mezzotint, 255 x 350mm. 10 x 13¾".
Two hunters, one in the centre in profile and saddled, with a groom leaning against him. A fox hunt is in progress in the background. After David Morier (1702 - 1770). Brought to England from his native Switzerland in 1743 by the Duke of Cumberland who appointed him 'Limner' in 1751 with a salary of £100. After the Duke's death in 1765, royal patronage declined and he died in poverty. A plate re-issued by Sayer, numbered '249' lower left.
[Ref: 9070] £280.00