A scene on a desolate craggy moorland. In the foreground a young man lies on the ground stoking a small fire with the sickle he has been using to cut ferns for fuel. Two small ragged girls watch him, while on the right his wife, wrapped in a large woollen cloak, carries the baby and a basket.
(The Fern Gatherers)
(John Raphael Smith after George Morland) (The Fern Gatherers) (London, 1799) Mezzotint, proof before all lettering 480x600mm Misc neat marginal repairs, some just affecting platemark
SKU: 5160 Category: Decorative & Misc. prints