Samuel Bosanquet Esq.r of Forest House in the County of Essex.
London Published Dec.r 2.nd 1806, for the Proprietor, by Mess.rs Colnaghi & Co. Cockspur Street, Hay Market.
Mezzotint with open letters with collector's mark. Plate 508 x 350mm (20 x 13¾"). Trimmed to the plate.
Portrait, over three-quarter length; seated to left sideways on a chair in front of a curtain, with head turned towards front; wearing a dark double-breasted tailcoat over light waistcoat and white frill, dark breeches and stockings; his right arm resting on chair back, holding papers; his left fist clenched on his hip; on left, window, with treetops in distant background. Samuel Bosanquet (1744-1806), Governor of the Bank of England.
Horne: 7. Whitman: 51. Ex Collection: Earl of Bute.
[Ref: 29096] £320.00