[The Right Reverend Thomas Newton D.D. Lord Bishop of Bristol, and Dean of St Pauls.]
Publish'd May 1st 1775 for Thos: Watson No 142 New Bond Street.
Mezzotint, proof before title, 455 x 330mm. 18 x 13". Small margins.
Portrait of Thomas Newton (1704 - 1782), Bishop of Bristol from 1761; standing holding mortar board cap in left hand, wearing bishop's robes and short wig; curtain behind partially drawn to reveal St Paul's Cathedral at left. After Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723 - 1792).
Chaloner Smith 27, ii. Hamilton p.53, ii. Whitman: 23, ii/iii.
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