Original Mezzotint - The Fond Parents - Sayer, Bennett


PUBLISHER:     Sayer & Bennett                          

TITLE:                 THE FOND PARENTS

DATE:                  c. 1776

A finely executed original mezzotint engraving showing parents and a grandfather doting on their three young children. The family cat watches contently from atop the fireplace mantel. Robert Sayer & John Bennett (fl. mid 1700’s) were noted for publishing fine mezzotints, etchings and line engravings of sporting subjects, caricatures, portraits and topographical views.

Reference: MacKenzie, British Prints

Image size is approximately 9 3/8 x 13 3/4 inches.

Shipped unmatted.

  • Inventory# MA-272