[Unknown Man] In the Collection of the Rt. Hon.ble Lord Duncannon.
Etching. 300 x 210mm, 11¾ x 8¼". Creasing.
Etched by Arthur Pond after Pier Leone Ghezzi (1675-1755), regarded as the first professional caricaturist. Based in Rome, he moved freely amongst the Italian nobility, even associating with Pope Clement XI. His satirical portraits include one of Vivaldi and several British grand tourists. Arthur Pond (1701-58), painter, engraver, print-seller, dealer and collector.
[Ref: 15976] £220.00