Horatio Walpole, Earl of Orford.From an original Drawing by T. Lawrence Esq. R.A. in the Possession of Samuel Lysons, Esq.
Published Nov.27.1811, by T. Cadell & W. Davies, Strand, London.
Stipple. 411 x 305mm. 16¼ x 12". Trimmed along side edges.
Horace Walpole (1717-1797) the youngest son of Prime Minsiter Sir Robert Walpole. He was seen as one of the 18th century's most famous connisseurs, collectors and socialites. He was a pioneer of the Gothic style in art, architecture and literature and formed an exceptional collection at Strawberry Hill, the 'little Gothic castle' which he designed in Twickenham.
Ex Collection: Norman Blackburn. NPG: D20115.
[Ref: 27272] £70.00