HARDING, John.
Six Designs from Nature.

Published
[London: 1795.]
References
Not in Abbey; Bobins supplementary list 08/14.
Plates
6 + 1
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
$5,001-25,000
Ref
5546

4to; original cloth backed boards, upper board with mounted original watercolour by Harding incorporating MS title; preserved in a green cloth covered box with title label in gilt to spine. Marbled endpapers. 6 hand coloured etched plates, signed by the artist. Plates are not titled. Original covers rubbed and worn.

Coloured plates in order:

1. Watercolour to upper board.
2. Shepherd and Shepherdess.
3. Boy and his dog rest by a stream.
4. Mother and small child collect wood for a fire.
5. Elderly woman and a small child with a flock of sheep.
6. Mother and her two small children and a donkey.
7. Woman, a baby in her arms, and another young child rest under a tree.