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The Positive Argument

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A mid eighteenth century reverse painted mezzotint laid down onto the glass, the verse to either side of the title explaining the scene………’Struggling Twixt Virtue and Desire, Accosted by a reverend Sire, behold this pretty Maid, How Young the Lass, Hold Old the Man, Who then to win by Gold’s his Plan, ……..

Sold by Ryland & Bryer, Engravers & Printsellers, at the Kings Arms Cornhill.

Within a period ‘Hogarth’ carved and ebonized frame. A few old repairs in the title band.

o.s:12.75 in x 16.75 in 


Item Code: 5013

£ 395

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