John Keyse Sherwin,late Historical Engraver to his Majesty and to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.
London, Pub. May 30. 1794, by P. Brown, No.4, Crown Street.
Stipple, sheet 235 x 175mm. 9¼ x 7". Trimmed to plate and tipped into album page.
Self portrait of John Keyse Sherwin (1751? - 1790), English engraver and history-painter. After training with Bartolozzi he was entered as a student of the Royal Academy, and gained a silver medal, and in 1772 a gold medal for his painting of "Coriolanus taking Leave of his Family." From 1774 till 178o he was an exhibitor of chalk drawings and of engravings in the Royal Academy . Establishing himself in St James's Street as a painter, designer and engraver, he speedily attained popularity and began to mix in fashionable society . William B Scott collector's stamp to verso.
Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 10844] £130.00