A Greek Princess of Vallachia.Engrav'd from the Collection of the Rt. Hon.ble Lord Baltimore.
Publ.d acc.g to Act of Parl.t Feb. 20. 1769.
Fine engraving, paper watermarked. Plate 272 x 202mm (10¾ x 8"). Uncut with large margins, slightly dusty.
A Princess of Great Wallachia, also known as Thessaly Wallachia, which formed part of Thessaly in Greece. 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: 30124] £220.00