[A Turk's Head]
Etching, sheet 135 x 100mm (5¼ x 4"). Trimmed to platemark; glued to backing sheet at corners;
Early print by Thomas Worlidge, one of several of men from the Near East. Born in Peterborough, Worlidge was a pupil of Alessandro Maria Grimaldi, whose daughter Arabella he married. His widow issued his plates in 1766 and 1767 afater his death with the numbers in the corners, but very few impressions were issued and sold by Worlidge during his lifetime.
For a 19th century copy of this print see ref. 20220. Ex: Collection Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 32572] £95.00