Apollo, on Cornelian, Duke of Marlborough.
[British, n.d., c.1770.]
Etching with drypoint with very wide margins, laid paper. 135 x 95mm. 5¼ x 3¾". Fine.
A cameo of the Greek god Apollo, holding a lyre. Thomas Worlidge (1700-1766), portrait painter and etcher. Pupil of Alessandro Maria Grimaldi, whose daughter Arabella he married. His widow issued his plates in 1766 and 1767 after his death; very few impressions were issued and sold by Worlidge during his lifetime.
[Ref: 26464] £70.00