Etching, sheet 180 x 145mm (7 x 5¾"). Trimmed inside platemark; glued to backing sheet at top; good impression.
Male bust by Thomas Worlidge (1700-66), 'the English Rembrandt' and a pupil of Alessandro Maria Grimaldi, whose daughter Arabella he married. In Mary Worlidge's posthumous sale of Worlidge's prints this plate was listed as 'Rocius' (possibly a mispelling of 'Roscius', the ancient Roman actor often referenced in Georgian Britain). Lifetime impression.
State ii/iii; W57; D198.
[Ref: 32861] £95.00