Publish'd Sept: 21st: 1780.
Mezzotint with small margins, rare proof before title. Plate 507 x 356mm (20 x 14"). Crease upper right corner.
Robert Brown (1714-1791) was Clerk of the Tylers' and Bricklayers' Company. He wore peculiar dress which caused him to be mistaken for a distressed clergyman. Her holding a document headed with a crest, wearing a peaked black hat, short dark wig, dark suit and cloak trimmed with horizontal bands of dark fur.
Ex Collection: The Late Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd. CS: 5. NPG: D32228.
[Ref: 29070] £450.00