Gainsborough, Thomas (after).
No date. Ca. 1920s.
Mezzotint, image plate area 22 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches on sheet size 30 1/2 x 24 1/4 inches. A few small areas of light soiling (outside image area), small pieces of adhesive tape to right edge of verso (not affecting image). Very good condition. A fine mezzotint engraving after the 1785 painting by Thomas Gainsborough, from the period of the 1920s when there was a vogue for mezzotint engravings after famous paintings. This painting by Gainsborough is done in the Rococo style and shows a richly dressed couple and their dog in a lush forest landscape. Item #43153