The Osprey, or Fishing Eagle

Method Stipple
Artist John Jones after James Roberts after Hon Mrs Anne Seymour Damer
Published Publish'd as the Act directs, June 26, 1798, by James Roberts, Hogarth's Passage, Oxford; and J. Jones, No. 75, Great Portland Street, London.
Dimensions Image 193 x 140 mm, Sheet 270 x 188 mm
Notes A print of sculpture by Hon. Mrs Anne Seymour Damer of an osprey in profile in an oval with the inscription below: taken in Lord Melbourne's Park, Brocket Hall in Hertfordshire in 1786, one of the wings was almost cut off in seizing it, Mrs Damer was present, and caught the Idea in that moment of its rage.

John Jones (c. 1745 - 1797) was a British engraver, working in both mezzotint and stipple, and a publisher.

James Roberts II (1753- c. 1810) British draughtsman and portrait painter. He was the son of the engraver James Roberts. He is best known for his portraits of actors in character for John Bell's British Theatre.

Hon Mrs Anne Seymour Damer (November 8, 1748 - May 28, 1828) was an author, actress, theatrical producer, and acclaimed sculptress.

Conditon: Trimmed within the platemark, publication line trimmed off, tipped to an album page, and some overall surface dirt.
Framing unmounted
Price £65.00
Stock ID 49475