and John Smith of Cheapside, active ca. 1750–1789, British
A French Petit Maître and His Valet
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper, pasted on medium, moderately textured, cream Asian paper
Mount: 16 1/4 x 11 5/16 inches (41.3 x 28.7 cm)
Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Brandoin pinxt."; lower center: "A FRENCH PETIT MAITRE and HIS VALET. | London, Printed for Robt. Sayer, No. 53, in Fleet Street & J. Smith No 35, Cheapside, as the Act directs 1st. Novr. 1771."; lower right: "C. Grignion Sculp."
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection