[A Beggar Man]
Etching, platemark 160 x 115mm (6¼ x 4½"). Large 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. Later impression after number '80' in top right removed (this was first put there when Worlidge's widow Mary issued new impressions in 1767 with the number '80' corresponding with its number in the catalogue of his prints she produced, and in which this print was listed as 'a beggar man').
State ii/ii; W46; D17; Ex collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 33037] £180.00