Reverse print on glass “The Monk Surprised”, circa 1790

“The Pious Mother seeks the Hermits Aid, And to his Prayers commends the Lovely Maid, Struck by her Charms the Monk forgets his Vow, And needs Himself the Grace he would bestow.” “Sold by Jn. Smith, Map and Printseller at Hogarth’s Head, Cheapside LONDON” The print has also been used on creamware.

Original stained  softwood frame, Overall size: 16 ⅝” by 12 ⅝”

Condition: Some lifting to the paint on the right hand side

 

Antique glass picture English 18th century

£350

US$438

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