The Owl Face mezzotint droll satirical print John Bowles
The Owl Face mezzotint droll satirical print John Bowles
The Owl Face mezzotint droll satirical print John Bowles
The Owl Face mezzotint droll satirical print John Bowles
The Owl Face mezzotint droll satirical print John Bowles
The Owl Face mezzotint droll satirical print John Bowles
The Owl Face mezzotint droll satirical print John Bowles
The Owl Face mezzotint droll satirical print John Bowles

The Owl Face mezzotint droll satirical print John Bowles

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Title: The Owl Face mezzotint droll satirical print

Artist: 'J.Molin, W.Bockman Fecit / Printed for John Bowles at number 13 in Cornhil

Medium: hand coloured mezzotint

Date of Work: c 1770

Dimensions : 13.5 x 10 “ 

Condition: fair to good : trimmed to plate size,a crease from lower left to top middle ( see photo with raking light) less noticeable  when vertical, worn corner top left


 "In dull solemnity there winks the Owl

With hideous Laugh here shakes the grinning Fool,

Laughing he beholds the grave & solemn Phiz

Nor thinks his own Resemblance there he sees."