[Cock of the North.]
Copyright Published April 1929 by Henry Graves & Co. Ltd. 182, Sloane Street, London S.W.1. Printed in England by H.E. Carling. Copyright 1929 in the United States of America.
Mezzotint printed in colour on chine collé with pencil signature. Plate 640 x 451mm. 25¼ x 17¾".
The portrait depicts the Duke of Gordon, affectionately known as the "Cock of the North", in traditional highland dress. He is armed with two pistols and a large dagger and has an impressive sporran wrapped around his kilt. George Gordon (1770-1836) was a Scottish nobleman, soldier and politician and the last of his illustrious line.
[Ref: 25973] £420.00