Etching, platemark 155 x 100mm (6 x 4"). Trimmed on platemark; laid on backing sheet; slight foxing and discoloration. Good impression.
Figure in oriental dress in the manner of Rembrandt. By Thomas Worlidge (1700-66), 'the English Rembrandt' and a pupil of Alessandro Maria Grimaldi, whose daughter Arabella he married. Lifetime impression before Worlidge's widow Mary issued new impressions in 1767 with number '53' added top right to correspond with the catalogue of his prints she produced. In Mary Worlidge's catalogue the print was listed as 'a hussar's full length'.
State i/iii; W53; D109; Ex collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 32851] £140.00