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A young man, 'Sir Fopling Flutter' ogles women through a lens while a bailiff serves him a writ. Mezzotint, 1769, by J. Dixon after himself.

  • Dixon, John, 1720-1804.
Date
1769
Reference
16317i
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Description

A character, but apparently not an episode, in The man of mode by George Etherege, 1676

Publication/Creation

London (13 Cornhill) : John Bowles, 1769.

Physical description

1 print : mezzotint

Lettering

Sir Fopling arrested. Drawn from a real scene. Dixon ad vivum delineavit et fecit. ...

Lettering note

Lettering continues: 'Sir Fopling Flutter through his glass, Inspects the ladies as they pass, Yet still the coxcombe lacks the wit, To guard against the Bailiffs writ'

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16317i

Languages

  • English


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