[Virgin and Christ child.]
Etching, 210 x 210mm. 8¼ x 8¼". Later issue c.1800.
Etching after Benedetto Luti (1666-1724). Engraved by Captain William Baillie (1723-1810). Baillie retired from the army in 1761 with the rank of Captain and thereafter devoted himself to printmaking and dealing. He specialised in imitating old-master drawings and prints, using a variety of printmaking techniques.
Timothy Clayton and Anita McConnell, ‘Baillie, William (1723–1810)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
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