[Robert Bragge] Monsr. Le Virtu'.
Etching, 160 x 105mm (6¼ x 4¼").
Dr Robert Bragge, art dealer, connoisseur and auctioneer. who held numerous auctions through the 1740s and 1750s in London, in a long cloak, leaning on a stick; he wears spectacles. From '24 Caricatures by several ladies, gentlemen, artists, etc.', in an album of caricatures published by Mary Darly dated January 1776. It seems that her husband Matthew made the plates. Numbered 'V.1' upper left and '21' upper right.
BM Satires: 4684.
[Ref: 14138] £160.00