[Head of Cleopatra.]
Etching, platemark 65 x 50mm (2½ x 2"). Good impression; large margins.
Portrait study by Thomas Worlidge Senior (1700 - 1766), 'the English Rembrandt' and a pupil of Alessandro Maria Grimaldi, whose daughter Arabella he married. Early impression before Worlidge added his name. In her catalogue of prints after Worlidge's death, his widow Mary listed this print as 'head of Cleopatra'.
State i/iii; W108; D58.
[Ref: 32913] £280.00