[A boy's head.]
Etching, platemark 85 x 70mm (3¼ x 2¾"). Very large margins; uncut; 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. Posthumous impression after Worlidge's widow Mary issued new impressions in 1767 with the number '100' & '5' added top right to correspond with the catalogue of his prints she produced.
State iii/iii; W100; D233.
[Ref: 32907] £120.00