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The Fair Nun Unmasked, Mezzotint, 1769.

"The Fair Nun Unmasked", Mezzotint print by Carrington Bowles, 1769

'On her white Breast is a sparkling Cross she wore

Which Jews might kiss and Infidels adore...Pope."

after the painting by Henry Robert Morland (1716/19-1797), hand-coloured, London, published as the Act directs A.D. 1769, Printed for Carrington Bowles, Map & Printseller, No. 69 in St Pauls Church Yard London.

Original antique Hogarth frame with period glass.

Frame: 42cm x 31.5cm.

Provenance: Harold Ward Collection.

Stock Reference: LH 1840



Slight wrinkling to the paper, some browning and a bit of wear towards the bottom section, small white mark on girl's sleeve. Otherwise 'good'.

Original period frame, with period glass.

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