[Head after Rembrandt]
Etching, sheet 75 x 65mm (2¾ x 2½"). Fine impression; trimmed inside platemark; glued to backing sheet; glue stains at corners.
Portrait study by Thomas Worlidge Senior (1700 - 1766), '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 the number '99' added top right to correspond with the catalogue of his prints she produced (in her catalogue this print is listed as 'head after Rembrandt').
State i/iii; W99; D160; Ex collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 32901] £140.00