Isaac and Ede Antique Prints
Darly: Signor Gruntinelli.

Matthew Darly

Signor Gruntinelli. Playing on a New Instrument (call'd a Swinetta.)

9 x 12 inches

Etching with original hand colour, published by Matthew Darly, 1774.

A bewigged man, reading music from a lecturn, 'plays' a pig by pulling its tail. His right leg beneath the knee has been replaced with an oboe.

The Royal Pavilion at Brighton has a Staffordshire pearlware plate with this design.

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