Engraving, sheet 310 x 215mm. 12¼ x 8½". Trimmed to plate and laid on to album page.
Thomas Augustine Arne (1710 - 1778), composer, in a small oval on the side of a pedestal supporting an urn, from which a flaming phoenix emerges. Probably a frontispiece to one of his works. Arne's most famous work is the patriotic song, 'Rule, Britannia!'. He is buried at St Paul's, Covent Garden, London. The portrait after Robert Dunkarton (1744 - 1811?).
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