12 March 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 600
Estimate GBP 200 - GBP 300
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
P. 13 15/16 x 9 7/8in. (35.4 x 25.1cm.)
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