Baynton-Williams Gallery: Fine Antiquarian Maps and Prints

Sandby: Gentle Shepherd

Sandby: Gentle Shepherd
Paul Sandby.
[The Gentle Shepherd Plate 2: Peggy and Jenny, Act 2, Scene 2.]
[London: Ryland and Bryer, 1765.]
Etching   270 x 200mm. 
In 1758 Sandby etched six illustrations by the Scottish artist David Allan (1744-96) for an edition of Allan Ramsay's 'The Gentle Shepherd', first published 1725. In 1765 Ryland and Bryer published a collection of one hundred of Paul's etchings, including all six of 'The Gentle Shepherd' plates.

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