A Turkish Lady at Home.Engraved from the Collection of the Rt. Hon.ble Lord Baltimore.
Publ.d accord.g to Act of Parl.t 25 July 1768.
Fine engraving, paper watermarked. Plate 285 x 196mm (11¼ x 7¾"). Uncut with large margins.
An elegantly dressed woman holding papers in her right hand. 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: 30129] £180.00