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Rare Antique Master Print-SATIRE-PRIEST-WOLVE IN SHEEPS CLOTH-Collet-1775
Antique Master Print, titled: 'The carnal Jesuit, or wolf in sheeps cloathing.' - A priest harassing a woman; he pulls down her dress to bare a breast. Mezzotint engraving on hand laid paper. Description: Published by William Humphrey (1745-1810), who was active a s printmaker and publisher in London. Very interesting subject, this print not in BMP.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'John Collet ?' after own design. Possibly: John Collet (1725-1780) was an English satirical artist in the style of Hogarth. He was a student of Lambert. His main themes were low life, social weakness, debauchery and absurdity. Condition: Very good, given age. Ample margins, some foxing in the margins. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: Q-287 LATPC The overall size is ca. 6.9 x 5.3 inch. The image size is ca. 6 x 4.5 inch. The overall size is ca. 17.5 x 13.4 cm. The image size is ca. 15.3 x 11.5 cm.
Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector [Zeeland, Netherlands]
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