[Head of an old man]
Etching, platemark 125 x 100mm (5 x 4"). Trimmed on platemark; light foxing; signed verso 'J.B.' (for John Barnard, Lugt 1419).
Portrait study by Thomas Worlidge (1700-66). The 'English Rembrandt', Worlidge was a pupil of Alessandro Maria Grimaldi, whose daughter Arabella he married. Lifetime impression from the collection of John Barnard (1709-84), print-collector and one of the foremost connoisseurs of his day.
State ii/iv; W24; D150
[Ref: 32761] £260.00