[Young Man with Short Curls] [5 - 17 top right]
Etching, with large margins; 5 in ink at bottom right; platemark 130 x 100mm (5 x 4"). Fine.
Posthumous impression of an etching by Thomas Worlidge (1700-66). Born in Peterborough, Worlidge was a pupil of Alessandro Maria Grimaldi, whose daughter Arabella he married. After his death, his widow published further impressions of his plates, adding new numbers to the plates to correspond with her own catalogue numbers. In this instance the '5' was etched by Worlidge himself, with the '17' added for posthumous impressions.
W17; D159. Ex: collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 32592] £180.00