James Gillray
British(1757-1815)
Harmony before Matrimony, 1805
Etching
10×14 IN.

BMC 10472, Godfrey 190A. Bohn edition, reprinted in 1851 from the original copper plate and bound in the folio. Inscribed title in plate lower center: "Harmony before Matrimony", inscribed lower left: "Js. Gillray des. & ft.", lower right: "London. Publifh'd October 25th, 1805 by H. Humphrey 27 St. James's Street.", upper right numbered: "538". A fine impression in fine condition aside from stain at upper edge. Bottom margin trimmed. En verso: one caricature by James Gillray titled "Clearing a Five Bar Gate" published August 20th, 1805.

$ 325