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Winter P. Mercier invt. & pinxt. ; M. fecit.
London : Printed for Henry Parker, opposite Birchin Lane in Cornhill, publish'd according to act of Parliament October 1st 1762.
1 print on laid paper : mezzotint ; sheet 35.5 x 25.3 cm.
Title from caption etched below image. | Description based on imperfect impression; sheet trimmed to plate mark. | Four lines of verse below image: In life's last scene the hoary man of years, emblem of Winter, wrapt in furr appears ...
An old man in a fur hat and a fur-trimmed coat sits in front of a fireplace. In the foreground, his daughter kneels in front of fire using bellows to keep it going. In the background, his young son offers his father a bowl of steeming broth.
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  •  Mezzotints - England - London - 1762.
  • Genre prints - England - 1762.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Mercier, Philip, 1689?-1760, artist.
  • Parker, Henry, 1725-1809, publisher.
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