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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 9

    Carington Bowles, Publishers

    The Paintress of Maccaroni's

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Carington Bowles, Publishers
    The Paintress of Maccaroni's
    mezzotint on laid paper extensively handcoloured with watercolour and gouache, with margins, published London, 1772
    unframed
    P. 13 15/16 x 9 15/16in. (35.4 x 25.2cm.)


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    A Maccaroni in the 18th century was a fashionable young man who dressed and even spoke in an outlandishly affected and epicene manner.

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