[A boy's head.][No 5 top right]
Etching, platemark 85 x 70mm (3¼ x 2¾"). Small margins; cream laid paper.
Portrait study of a long-haired youth 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 '100' added top right to correspond with the catalogue of his prints she produced.
State ii/iii; W100; D233.
[Ref: 32906] £120.00