An Armenian Girl. Dress'd for her Marriage Ceremony.Engrav'd from the Collection of the Rt. Hon.ble Lord Baltimore.
Publ.d accord.g to Act of Parl.t July 25. 1768.
Fine engraving, paper watermarked. Plate 285 x 205mm (11¼ x 8"). Uncut with large margins.
An Armenian girl dressed ready for her marriage ceremony. 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: 30119] £190.00