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Proposals for engraving by subscription, five prints: being after a part of a collection of pictures presented to the Corporation of the City of London, by Alderman Boydell. Painted in fresco by J. F. Rigaud, by Rob. Smirke, Esq. R. A. Four of them on the Angles, under the Cupola, in the Common-Council Room, in Guildhall. I. Providence. II. Innocence. III. Wisdom. IV. Happiness. Represented by Allegorical Emblems. V. Conjugal Affection, Or Industry and Prudence. Painting ESQ.R.A. For a further explanation of the whole Collection, see the Catalogue of the Pictures at Guildhall, price sixpence; the profit of which will be appropriated to the servants, who will have an extra trouble in waiting upon the company, and keeping the room in order.
- Rigaud, J. F. (John Francis), 1742-1810.
An episode in The merry wives of Windsor: Sir John Falstaff is invited to a tryst in Windsor Forest at night, dressed in bizarre clothing: he is attacked by children dressed as fairies and by the merry wives. Stipple engraving by I. Taylor, 1795, after R. Smirke.
- Smirke, Robert, 1752-1845.