The Contrast Between the English Squire and the French Count 1773 Mezzotint, 1773, Greetings Card.
150 x 105 mm, contained in cellophane wrapper with fitted envelope. Price includes Postage & Packing within UK.
The Contrast Between the English Squire and the French Count, coloured mezzotint, 1773, published by William Humphrey. This social satire portrays a stout English squire standing on the left, one hand in his pocket, talking to a thin foppish Frenchman who wearing a spotted suit and large queue wig, one hand on his cane and the other tucked into his coat.
Twenty-five years later with the French Revolution, the emphasis turns to images of “French Liberty” and “English Slavery”.