Plate: The Angry Farmer / Le Fermier en Colere. It shows a furious farmer with a stick, standing in front of a horse. To the left and right of him, a girl and boy are trying to calm him, and stop him from beating the boy who lies in the hay to the right. A fourth kid is looking on from behind a gate. Rare.
Made by Edmund Scott after George Morland.
Medium: stipple engraving / etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 43 x 36.5 cm (16.93 x 14.37 inch). Image size: 37.5 x 29 cm. (14.76 x 11.42 inch).
Condition: good, given age. The margins quite foxed, slightly affecting image, margins cropped to platemark. Some general age-related toning. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
FARMER-ANGRY-SWITCH-PLEADING-KID-BOY | DP-B1-04
Original master print, published in London, 1790, by John Raphael Smith. Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Edmund Scott after George Morland. .
Biography engraver: Edmund Scott (c.1746-c.1810), engraver.
Biography artist: George Morland (1763-1804) was an English painter of animals and rustic scenes.