[St. Jerome and the lion]
Etching, platemark 130 x 100m (5 x 4"). Strong impression with very large margins; excellent condition; on laid paper.
St Jerome with the lion he helped by removing a thorn from its paw. By Thomas Worlidge (1700-66). Posthumous impression: after Worlidge's death, his prints were republished by his widow with numbers added in the plate corners to correspond with her 1767 sale catalogue of Worlidge prints. The 'English Rembrandt', Worlidge (1700-66) was a pupil of Alessandro Maria Grimaldi, whose daughter Arabella he married.
State i/ii; W10; D83
[Ref: 32737] £140.00