The Snake in the Grass.
[London, S. Morgan and W. Pearce, 1802.]
Colour-printed mezzotint, 440 x 350mm. 17¼ x 14¾".
A bare-breasted nymph reclining, with a cupid beside her at left, tugging on the sash of her dress. A snake is visible to the right on the rock in the foreground.
Frankau: 268, II of II. Chaloner Smith: 98, II of II. Hamilton: pg.158, II of II.
[Ref: 9620] £390.00