Etching. Plate 95 x 89mm. 3¾ x 3½". Very fine.
A profile to left bust of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) the German writer, pictorial artist, biologist, theoretical physicist and polymath. He is considered the supreme genius of modern German literature. After David Charles Read (1790-1851), an admirer of Rembrandt's etching who began producing his own from 1827.
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