[Visiting Card of General Bartholomeu Costa.]
Etching and engraving, working proof, very scarce. Plate 70 x 102mm. 2¾ x 4". Trimmed close to the plate.
A carte-de-visite of Bartolomeu da Costa (1731 - 1801), general in the Portuguese army. A putto with butterfly wings carving inscriptions on a stone with another putto standing, wearing a helmet and holding a shield and a laurel crown.
De Vesme: 1897; i/iv. See 20589.
[Ref: 20548] £220.00