[A boy's head.]
Etching and aquatint, sheet 195 x 145mm (7¾ x 5¾"). Trimmed on platemark; white wove paper. Crease on lower left.
Portrait study by Thomas Worlidge (1700-66) who specialised in etchings either copied from, or in the style of Rembrandt. Born in Peterborough, Worlidge was a pupil of Alessandro Maria Grimaldi, whose daughter Arabella he married. Later impression after the publisher Robert Pollard added aquatint to make new impressions in 1790 from a plate by that time nearly forty years old.
State iii/iii; W87, D28.
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