Etching, platemark 155 x 100mm (6 x 4"). Good impression; good margins; on white laid paper.
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 ii/iii; W53; D109.
[Ref: 32853] £70.00