The Reverend Doc.r Nicoll
Etching with large margins, printed from oval plate, printed on laid paper, platemark 125 x 100mm (5 x 4"). Lifetime impression.
Portrait of John Nicoll (1683-1765), headmaster of Westminster School and prebendary of Westminster. Etched by Thomas Worlidge (1700-1766), 'the English Rembrandt'. 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 added numbers in the top right corner to correspond with the numbers in the catalogue of his prints which she produced.
W124; D174. Ex: Collection Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 32577] £160.00