The Inflexible Porter, a Tragedy by BUNBURY, Henry William [after]

Scarce stipple print

The Inflexible Porter, a Tragedy

London: J.R. Smith, 1783. Stipple print engraving. Conforms to British Museum Satires 6343 - Museum number J,6.58. The engraving shows a porter lifting up both hands to show the impossibility of access to his master. He is addressing a would-be visitor, who faces him with his hat in hand, pointing towards his companion, a young man who stands with one hand is in his pocket, and the other, holding his hat, rests on the head of his cane. Under passe-partout. In excellent condition. 245 x 265 mm (9¾ x 10½ inches).

Book ID: 3563
Category: Art, prints & posters
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