A mezzotint caricature. A handsome, obliging young man, with difficulty carries his grossly fat, fashionably dressed, ugly old wife across a stream. She carries her fan in one hand and belabours him with a large gold topped cane held in the other. A giggling couple watch the scene from a bridge.
Fording the Brook.
William Dickinson after Samuel Hieronymus Grimm Fording the Brook. London, John Bowles c. 1780 Mezzotint Original hand-colouring 350x250mm Trimmed to border and remargined, slight overall browning
SKU: 4469 Category: Caricatures