William Freind D.D.Dean of Canterbury.
according to Act of Parliament [n.d., c.1755]
Etching, platemark 95 x 75mm (3¾ x 3"). Thin margins.
Portrait of William Freind (1715 bap.-1766), Dean of Canterbury and collector of books, paintings and prints. By Thomas Worlidge (1700-66). The 'English Rembrandt', Worlidge was a pupil of Alessandro Maria Grimaldi, whose daughter Arabella he married. Posthumous impression with number '23' added in top right and top left in reverse by Worlidge's widow to correspond with number in her 1767 catalogue of his prints.
ii/iii; W22; D78.
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