THE OWL FACE.

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The Owl Face.

Mezzotint, c.1755.
Image size 13 7/8 x 9 7/8" (35.1 x 25 cm).
Good to fair condition, hairline margins, as is typical with work from this period. Mounted on paper.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 93398
Price: $350.00
Publisher :
J. Molin pinxt. W. Bockman fecit. Printed for John Bowles at No. 43 in Cornhil.

The poem surrounding the title reads, " In dull solemnity there winks the owl : With hideous laugh here shakes the grinning fool : Laughing he beholds the grave & solemn phiz : Not thinks his own resemblance there he sees."
18th-19th Century Subjects , Caricatures and Satirical