William Woollett (1735-1785) and John Browne (1742-1801) Clearing in a Forest 1763
etching with engraving – 33.3 x 43 cm
Unframed – Price : £300
Etching and engraving by William Woollett (1735-1785) and John Browne (1741-1801) after Gaspard Dughet (also: Gaspard Poussin) (1615-1675), c. 1763.
Cut with loss of text and signatures, so no state determinable. Reference: Fagan 54; Boisclair G.223; British Museum, No. 1840,0808.173 , U,9.74 and further.
Printed on laid paper. Excellent and deep black impression with burr. Cut just into illustration. Rubbing across the chest of the female figure. A tiny worm hole at top, else only minor soiling. Remains of mount on the verso.