Mr. Eyles Irwin.
London Publish'd as the Act directs July 2.d 1780; by James Walker No.50 Frith Street, Soho, and sold also, by I. Dodsley, in Pall Mall.
Mezzotint very rare with small margins and collector's mark. Plate 249 x 186mm (9¾ x 7¼").
Portrait, half length facing foward but looking to left, holding a rolled paper, wearing cloak and curled hair. Eyles Irwin (c.1751-1817), the Irish poet and writer. He rose in the East India Company from a servant in civil capacity to superintendent of the company's affairs in China.
Ex Collection: Earl of Bute. Horne: 71, ii/ii. CS: 8.
[Ref: 29154] £280.00