[An old woman's head]
Etching, platemark 95 x 80mm (3¾ x 3"). Thread margins; good impression; tipped into album sheet.
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 '127' added upper right to correspond with the catalogue of his prints she produced.
State i/iii; W127; D227.
[Ref: 33021] £90.00