Simon the Dutch Skipper.
Mezzotint. 345 x 250mm, 13½ x 9¾". Mounted on album paper.
Thomas, sixth Earl of Haddington (1680-1735), anti-Jacobite who fought at Sheriffmuir in 1715, and agriculturalist. His dress of a Dutch sea captain is apparently alluding to his Hanoverian sympathies.
Ex collections of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd and Norman Blackburn.
[Ref: 18449] £280.00