[Marquis of Lansdowne.]
Publish'd as the Act directs by F. Bartolozzi 1787.
Stipple printed in brown, with very large margins. Plate 280 x 222mm. 11 x 8¾".
Half-length portrait of the Marquis of Lansdowne, with sash and wearing garter insignia, in an oval. William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne and 1st Marquess of Lansdowne (1737-1805) was an Irish-born British Whig statesman who was the first Home Secretary in 1782 and then Prime Minister from 1728 to 1783 during the months of the American War of Independence.
Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove. De Vesme: 856.
[Ref: 25449] £160.00