16174

MEZZOTINT DROLL SATIRE ON SHERIDAN’S PLAY ñTHE DUENNAî

Father Paul in his Cups __ or, The private Devotion of a Convent. In the Duenna.

Published
London Printed for Carington Bowles.

Description
Single sheet, 4 1/2î x 6î, hand-coloured Mezzotint, cut close to plate line, printed one side.

£225.00

SKU: 16174

Product Description

The exceedingly rare small version of this Mezzotint Droll Satire which is on a scene in R.B.Sheridan’s play ñThe Duennaî first performed at Covent Garden in 1775. The scene shows a group of monks sitting round a table and well advanced in their Cups. See B.M Satires No. 3781 which lists only the larger version and dates it erroneously as c.1760. From the collection of Christopher Lennox-Boyd.