The Fond Doves

Method Mezzotint
Artist [Anonymous]
Published Printed for Carington Bowles, Map & Printseller at No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London. [c.1765]
Dimensions Image 325 x 250 mm, Plate 350 x 252 mm, Sheet 360 x 260mm
Notes A print showing two young women in an affectionate conversation watching a pair of doves billing and cooing on top of a cage.

Carington Bowles (1724-1793) was one of the leading print publishers, printers and sellers of the eighteenth century. He apprenticed with his father John Bowles and worked with him as John Bowles & Son from 1753 to 1762, after which he took over his uncle's business in St Paul's Churchyard, London.

Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed

Condition: Professionally backed with archival paper, numerous filled and repaired wormholes to image, filled holes to title area.
Framing unmounted
Price £200.00
Stock ID 48599