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Diogenes in search of an honest man
London : Printed for R. Sayer, Printseller, No. 53 Fleet Street as [the] act directs, 24 May, 1787.
1 print on wove paper : mezzotint ; plate mark 15.3 x 11.4 cm, on sheet 19 x 14 cm.
Numbered '125' in lower right corner of plate.
An old man is walking through fields toward a building. He has a cane in his right hand and a lantern in his left. There is a dog beside him.
Local Subjects:
  •  Temporary local subject terms: Lighting: lantern -- Fences -- Dog -- Allusion to Greek philosopher.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Genre prints - England - 1787.
  • Mezzotints - England - London - 1787.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794, publisher.
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