Samuel Buck. Nathaniel Buck.
London, Printed for Rob.t Sayer No 53 Fleet Street. Published as the Act Directs 10 April 1774.
Mezzotint, very fine with large margins. 230 x 330mm (9 x 13"). Loosely mounted on album paper. Slightly foxed and rubbed.
The Buck brothers, engravers and topographical draughtsmen, publishers of a series of large panoramas of English cities. The 'Buck's Antiquities' (1712-53) was a highly-regarded series of over 400 views of ruins in England and Wales. When Sayer bought the plates he had this portrait engraved as a frontispiece for his reissue.
CS: 17, state ii of iv.
[Ref: 29660] £490.00