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Fatal Curiosity, published 1st October 1784 by R Sayer & J Bennett, No. 53 Fleet Street. 34.5 x 25.5cm. In a period frame. A young man stepping into an animal trap as he tries to get closer to a beautiful young woman, sitting on the bank of a river in the left foreground and looking away from him, while the man's companion stands behind him, wringing his hands. Stock No SAP0896 Price £850
Winter A man skating, holding a cane and waving with the other arm to greet two ladies, who stand with muffs on the right, while a man beside them kneels to fasten his skates; a little girl and another man among the spectators and other skaters in the background, size 37 x 27 cm. Published June 1st 1796 by John Fairburn 146 Minories, London one of a set of four prints, based on ‘The Seasons‘ an epic poem by James Thompson. Hand-coloured mezzotint with some etching Stock No SAP0942 Price £650
Summer A couple are in a hayfield, the man sitting to the left holding a glass beside a barrel, the woman standing beside him holding a rake, a youth gathering sheaves behind her and other figures working the field and on a haycart in the background. Hand coloured mezzotint with some etching in a period Hogarth frame, 37 x 27 cm, published John Fairburn, 146 Minories, London June 1st 1796, one of a set of four prints, based on ‘The Seasons‘ an epic poem by James Thompson. Stock No SAP0925 Price £ 650
The Camp Laundry, Two women washing clothes in a stream, one hanging a shirt on a tree branch to right, the other kneeling and rubbing a shirt, watched by a military officer who stands with folded arms on the left. 1782 Hand-coloured mezzotint, 37 x 27 cm, lettered below the image with the title and 'London, Printed for R Sayer and J Bennett, Map & Printsellers, No. 53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs, 14, Feb. 1782.' Stock No SAP0900 Price £650
The Maid of the Groves, 37 x 27 cm. A young woman in rustic dress sitting on a grassy river bank under a tree on the right, holding a book open on her lap and gazing ahead; reworked state. 1781 Mezzotint with some etching, 37 x 27 cm, Printed for R. Sayer and J. Bennett, Map & Printsellers, No. 53, Fleet Street, as the Act directs, 13 Dec.r 1781.' After a poem by Rayner Taylor (1747- 1825) Stock No SAP0898 Price £550
Corporal Cartouch teaching Miss Camp-love her manual exercise, A soldier drilling an attractive young woman, tilting up her chin while she stands shouldering a musket on the right, mimicked by a monkey sitting on a music book and holding a flute, with a dog and a drummer boy, books and a vase on a chest-of-drawers, a picture of a young female archer and another of the 'Camp of Winchester' on the wall behind. 1780 Hand-coloured mezzotint, 37 x 27 cm, lettered below the image with the title and 'From an Original Picture Painted by Mr. Collett. // London, Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett, Map & Printsellers, no. 53, Fleet Street, as the Act directs, 4th. Jan.y 1780.' Stock No SAP0901 Price £650
Jack Oakham throwing out a signal for an engagement, A sailor holding up his purse, smiling at a young woman he invites to join him and gesturing to left, while she smiles coyly behind her fan. Mezzotint with some etching, 37 x 27 cm, 'London Printed for R. Sayer and J. Bennett Map & Printsellers, No. 53 Fleet Street as the Act directs, 24 May, 1781.' Stock No SAP0897 Price £650
Margaret Nicholson, attempting to assassinate His Majesty King George III at the Garden Entrance of St James's Palace, 2nd August 1786, An unusual Droll, this is a record of an incident, after Robert Dighton, published Carington Bowles, Height: 36 x 25 cm. This has been cut to print with loss of inscription and is a rare example of Carington Bowles that is not satirical. Stock No SAP0956 Price £450
Young Celadons Courtship, A young man clutching his hat and leaning against a fence, gazing at a young woman who sits on the grass to right, against a tree, pointing towards him; with a thatched building in the background. 1789 Mezzotint with some etching, 37 x 27 cm, after a painting ‘Celadon & Amelia’, by William Hamilton RA (1751 - 1801). Published 23ed March 1789, by Robert Sayer, 53 Fleet Street, London. Stock No SAP0899 Price £650
Geography Bewitched!, Ireland , size 25.5 x 20.cm framed. Lettered with title followed by further text: "This portrait of Lady Hibernia Bull is humbly dedicated to her husband the great Mr. John Bull." and text within image, above image with publication line: 'Dighton del.' and 'London: printed for Bowles & Carver, No. 69, St. Paul's Church Yard.' no date but pub c 1797 - 1830 Stock No SAP0841 Price £750
Geography Bewitched, Scotland, size 25.5 x 20.cm framed. 'Geography Bewitched! Or a droll Caricature Map of Scotland. Dighton del. London; Printed for Bowles & Carver, No 69 St. Paul's Church Yard. No date but published c 1797-1830 Stock No SAP0840 Price £750
The Hearty Good Fellow, size 25.5 x 37 cm showing an enormously stout man, sitting outside with a brimming jug in one hand, a pipe in the other, tobacco paper and glass beside him, smiling broadly. Mezzotint with some etching Inscribed ‘ Printed for R Sayer, No 53 Fleet Street As the Act Directs Spt 1st 1786’ Print after Francis Hayman Stock No SAP0968 Price £950
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© S and J Abbott Ceramics Plus January 2021

Winter A man skating, holding a cane and waving with the other arm to greet two ladies, who stand with muffs on the right, while a man beside them kneels to fasten his skates; a little girl and another man among the spectators and other skaters in the background, size 37 x 27 cm. Published June 1st 1796 by John Fairburn 146 Minories, London one of a set of four prints, based on ‘The Seasons‘ an epic poem by James Thompson. Hand-coloured mezzotint with some etching Stock No SAP0942 Price £650
Summer A couple are in a hayfield, the man sitting to the left holding a glass beside a barrel, the woman standing beside him holding a rake, a youth gathering sheaves behind her and other figures working the field and on a haycart in the background. Hand coloured mezzotint with some etching in a period Hogarth frame, 37 x 27 cm, published John Fairburn, 146 Minories, London June 1st 1796, one of a set of four prints, based on ‘The Seasons‘ an epic poem by James Thompson. Stock No SAP0925 Price £ 650
Fatal Curiosity, published 1st October 1784 by R Sayer & J Bennett, No. 53 Fleet Street. 34.5 x 25.5cm. In a period frame. A young man stepping into an animal trap as he tries to get closer to a beautiful young woman, sitting on the bank of a river in the left foreground and looking away from him, while the man's companion stands behind him, wringing his hands. Stock No SAP0896 Price £850
Jack Oakham throwing out a signal for an engagement, A sailor holding up his purse, smiling at a young woman he invites to join him and gesturing to left, while she smiles coyly behind her fan. Mezzotint with some etching, 37 x 27 cm, 'London Printed for R. Sayer and J. Bennett Map & Printsellers, No. 53 Fleet Street as the Act directs, 24 May, 1781.' Stock No SAP0897 Price £650