William Barrowby, M.D.
Sold by J.S.Müller at No 11 in Cravan Buildings ~ Price 2 Shill.ng.
A rare mezzotint. 350 x 250mm. Trimmed close to plate. Crease in top left corner.
It is said that this a portrait of the son of William Barrowby, Senior Fellow of the College of Physicians. The father cured Müller of a long illness, so Müller engraved this plate for free in gratitude. The painting by Hayman, although now untraced, is dated by Allen to the 1740s.
CS: 1. Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd; Brian Allen, 'Francis Hayman'
[Ref: 3110] £240.00