Stipple in reverse, proof before all letters with small margins, very rare, with collector's mark A. Anderson Weston. Plate 318 x 255mm (12½ x 10").
Portrait of the singer and actress Anna Maria Crouch; three-quarter length portrait, seated under a cliff, lower body facing three-quarter to right, upper body turned and looking three-quarter to left, right hand on chest, book in left hand, necklace with a miniature portrait attached hung from neck; yacht on sea in distance to extreme right. Anna Maria Crouch (1763-1805), the singer and stage actress in the London theatres; she was, albeit briefly, a mistress of George, Prince of Wales.
Ex Collection: Earl of Bute. Horne: 21 (a). De Vesme: 1063. Lugt 65.
[Ref: 29121] £250.00