[Old man in the style of Rembrandt]
Etching, sheet 130 x 100mm (5 x 4"). Trimmed inside platemark; good impression. '17' in ms. Damaged.
Early impression before all numbers of an etching in the style of Rembrandt's 'Jewish Rabbi', by Thomas Worlidge (1700-66). After Worlidge's death, his prints were republished firstly by his widow and subsequently by other publishers who purchased the plates after they were dispersed at auction. The 'English Rembrandt', Worlidge (1700-66) was a pupil of Alessandro Maria Grimaldi, whose daughter Arabella he married.
W22; D149. Ex: Collection of the Late Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 32602] £95.00