A Greek Woman of Miconi, an Island in the Archipelago.Engraved 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 272 x 196mm (10¾ x 7¾"). Uncut with large margins.
A woman dressed in costume with figures, the town and boats in the bay behind. Mykonos is the Greek Island situated in the Aegean Sea, forming part of the Cyclades Archipelago. 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: 30123] £230.00