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Carington Bowles after John Collet
Winter
London, Carington Bowles c. 1780
Mezzotint
360x250mm
£400
A pretty young woman and her daughter, warmly dressed in fur trimmed pelisses and carrying muffs, walk through snowbound streets to warm their hands at an old woman’s brazier. On the left is Messrs. Frost Snow & Co’s Warehouse and on the right is a playhouse advertising their next performance of A Winter’s Tale. In the background a boy has fallen over on the ice. A scene at Sadler’s Wells.