Soldiers Quarreling at Dice.From the Original Picture of the same Size, Painted by Valentini, in the Collection of S.r James Lowther, Bar.t
J. Boydell excudit, Mar. 1. 1769.
Etching, 295 x 390mm. 11½ x 15¼". Later issue c.1800. Margins foxed.
An argument amongst five soldiers playing dice. 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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