[A man's head in profile, looking upwards]
Etching, sheet 160 x 120mm (6¼ x 4¾"). Trimmed inside platemark; very good impression; glued to backing sheet in 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 '121' added lower right to correspond with the catalogue of his prints she produced.
State i/iv; W121; D205. Ex collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 32933] £160.00