The Revd Mr Thomas Warton.
London Publish'd July 10th. 1784, by W. Humphrey No. 227 Strand.
Mezzotint, state before publisher altered from Humphrey to Rising, title in open letters. 455 x 325mm, 18 x 12¾". Indentation to paper in centre, and repair above title.
Thomas Warton the Younger (1728 - 1790), historian of English poetry and Poet Laureate. The portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723 - 1792) is in the common room of Trinity College, Oxford. It was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1784.
Chaloner Smith 33: ii/iii. Hamilton p.71, ii/iii. DNB.
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