Early 19th Century Mezzotint - Feeding the Pigs
DescriptionA mezzotint with hand colouring depicting a woman feeding three pigs some cabbage leaves from her apron, in the manner of George Morland (1763-1804). A donkey looks on from the right of the composition while a child and dog with a sly expression wait behind the woman. Presented in a verre eglomise mount and a black lacquer and gilt-effect Hogarth-style frame. Unsigned. On wove.
There is some discolouration and the engraving has slipped in the mount, exposing the upper-left edge. There are some chips and scuffs to the frame and some areas of flaking to the verre eglomise.
38.9 x 50.3cm (15.3" x 19.8")Framed Size: 56.8 x 68.1cm (22.4" x 26.8")
|Date||Early 19th Century|
|Dimensions||38.9 x 50.3cm|
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