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    Sale 5437

    British Mezzotints and Printed Handkerchiefs from the Collection of the Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd

    12 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 4

    Bowles & Carver, Publishers

    An Ordinary on Sunday's at Two O'Clock

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    Bowles & Carver, Publishers
    An Ordinary on Sunday's at Two O'Clock
    mezzotint on laid paper, extensively handcoloured with watercolour and gouache, with margins, published London, 1792
    unframed
    P. 13 15/16 x 9 7/8in. (35.4 x 25.1cm.)


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    An 'Ordinary' was a term used for a meal regularly available at a fixed price in a restaurant or public house. Here we see a group of 18th century figures savagely gormandizing

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