Original soft-ground etching with caption. Plate size, approx. 12 3/4" x 9" (32.5 cm x 23 cm) plus margins. Caricature of what appears to be a rough-looking maid (or bootblack?) holding a pair of boots, originally sketched by Guercino. Caption reads, "In the collection of Mr. Richardson". Light foxing and soiling to margins, and two tiny spots of foxing to image; but plate otherwise clean. Pond was an 18th c. engraver, especially noted for his portraits and engravings after Italian old masters, including a series of caricatures of which this is one. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: PRINT. Caricature. Original Print After ...
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