Chiaus Bashi. Chamberlain of the Ottoman Court.Engrav'd from the Collection of the Rt. Hon.ble Lord Baltimore.
Publ.d acc.g to Act of Parl.t Jan.y 31. 1769.
Fine engraving. Plate 266 x 196mm (10½ x 7¾"). Uncut with large margins.
After Francis Smith (fl.1760s) painter, apparently born in Naples, where he painted topographical views for the tourist trade. He accompanied Frederick Calvert, 6th Baron Baltimore (1731-1771, named in inscription) to the Levant 1763-4, then exhibited in London 1768-73. From a series of Ottoman costume plates and portraits.
Provenance: Hermitage Hexham.
[Ref: 30114] £180.00