After George Morland (1763-1804)
"Boys Robbing an Orchard – Garçons Derobant un Verger" &
"The Angry Farmer – Le Fermier en Colere"
A pair of stipple engravings by Edmund Scott (1746–1810)
Published by John Raphael Smith (1751–1812)
Etching with stipple
Each measures: 48 cm x 54.4 cm (Framed)
The late Philip Astley-Jones (1946-2021), Oxfordshire
A pair of antique 18th Century, hand-coloured stipple engravings after George Morland. Each lettered with their title in English and French and with the publication details "Painted by G. Morland", "Engrav'd by E. Scott" and publication line: "London, Published Decr. 9th. 1790 by J. R. Smith, King Street, Covent Garden".
Attractively toned prints of good, large size with very amusing rural scenes after Morland. Very well presented in superb antique Hogarth frames. These print came from the Estate of the Late Philip Astley-Jones (1946-2021) of Aston-Le-Walls, who was an extremely knowledgeable and astute collector who had helped to set up Sotheby's California in the 1970's.
For similar see Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 1991.1335.6 and British Museum 1859,0709.791 etc.
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