David Garrick Esq.r
Published May 8. 1815, fro the Proprietor by E. Baldwyn, Catherine Street, London, and R. Cooper, Mornington Place, Hampstead Road.
A rare stipple and etching, large margins. Plate 375 x 273mm. 14¾ x 10¾".
David Garrick (1717-1779), the English actor, playwright, theatre manager and producer who influenced nearly all aspects of theatrical practice. He was a friend and one-time pupil of Dr Samuel Johnson. Here seated, leaning with his elbows on a table to left, left hand on a script labelled 'Macbeth', near an ink-pot and book, looking towards the viewer, wearing a wig with a queue, plain coat and lace cravat and collars.
Harvard Volume II. p.87: 41.
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