Rear Adm.l Pringle.From the original Picture in the Possession of Francis Stephen Esq.r.
Sold & Published March 25, 1797, by Orme Jun.r, 25 Conduit Street, London.
Stipple, printed in colours and hand-finished. Uncut. 180 x 125m (7 x 5"). Crease in very large margins.
Head & shoulders portrait of Thomas Pringle, a Royal Navy officer who served during the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary & Napoleonic Wars, once described by Nelson as 'my particular friend, and a man of great honour'. He died in Edinburgh in 1803.
Pringle is amongst those portrayed in the large print commemorating the Glorious 1st of June , for which see ref. 5572
[Ref: 31989] £130.00