LOT 1472

"The English Politicians"

Mezzotint, 60 x 46 cm. After E. Penny by R. Houston and R. Sayer. London, Laurie & Whitman, 1794. Below, an excerpt from the Shakespearean play King John, act IV, scene IV, reading, "I saw a smith stand with his hammer thus/ The whilst his iron did on the anvil cool/ With open mouth swallowing a taylor's news."

Glued on paper, a few repaired spots, nevertheless an interesting composition.

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