[A Beggar Man]
Etching, platemark 160 x 115mm (6¼ x 4½"). Small margins; on cream laid paper; good impression.
Study of a man on crutches by Thomas Worlidge (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 '80' added upper right to correspond with the catalogue of his prints she produced (in which this print was listed as 'a beggar man').
State i/ii; W46; D17; Ex collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 33036] £120.00