The most Honoble. Thomas Lord Marquiss of Wharton Lord Privy Seal.
Sold by J. Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russell Street Covent Garden. [n.d. c.1712.]
Mezzotint. Mounted on an album page. 355 x 251mm. 14 x 10". Cut and laid on sheet. Some glue staining to the corners.
Thomas Wharton, 1st Marquess of Wharton (1648-1716). Politician; a brilliant political manager; he was thought the most 'universal villain' by the Tories.
From the Belton House Collection assembled in the 18th Century by the Rt. Hon. John Ld. Brownlow, Baron Charleville, & Viscount Tyrconnel in the Kingdom of Ireland. Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lenno
[Ref: 12857] £150.00