"A Rustic Family"
George Morland (1763-1804) (After)
Engraved by John Whessell (fl.1760-97)
Published by John Peter Thompson (fl.1792-1813)
Soft Ground Etching (Crayon Manner)
Framed with a verre églomisé mount
35.6 cm x 48 cm (image)
53.4 cm x 67.2 cm (framed)
Facsimile signature "G.Morland" within the image. Lettered beneath with artist's details "G.Morland Del." "J.Whelsell fecit." Publication line "London Pub Jany. 1 1796. by John P. Thompson Gt. Newport Street and No.51 Dean Street, Soho."
A beautifully presented late 18th Century large format facsimile of a charcoal drawing by George Morland.
Very scarce. See BM 1917,1208.3216 for a copy trimmed to the image with the loss of many of the publication details beneath.
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