His most Excellent Majesty George the Second.Etched from a Late Painting 1756
Etching on laid paper with 18th century watermark, sheet 155 x 130mm (6 x 5"). Trimmed inside platemark; slight crease on left caused by hinge against backing sheet; on white laid paper.
Copy in reverse of the portrait of George II by Thomas Worlidge (see ref. 32575) from which various 18th century portraits of George II derive. Born in Peterborough, Worlidge, 'the English Rembrandt', was a pupil of Alessandro Maria Grimaldi, whose daughter Arabella he married.
D82 [as by Worlidge]
[Ref: 32786] £240.00