Etching, very large margins, 145 x 105mm. 5¾ x 4¼". A little soiled.
Portrait of John Milton (1608 - 1674), poet; bust in profile to right, in oval. By Jonathan Richardson (1667 - 1745), a portrait painter who etched a few plates himself, the master of Thomas Hudson and George Knapton. His 'Theory of Painting' published in 1715 inspired the young Joshua Reynolds to become an artist.
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