Aga, A Turkish Gentleman.Engraved from the Collection of the Rt. Hon.ble Lord Baltimore.
Publ.d acc.g to Act of Parl.t July 25 1768.
Fine engraving. Plate 272 x 196mm (10¾ x 7¾"). Uncut with large margins.
A Turkish gentleman of nobility with his residence behind in the background; he stands holding a long pipe and with a dagger tucked into his wasitband. 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: 30132] £180.00