[Sarah Delaval, Countess of Mexborough]
Etching, platemark 105 x 85mm (4 x 3¼"). Large margins; good impression on laid paper.
Portrait of Sarah Delaval (d.1821), countess of John Savile, first earl of Mexborough. It was at a visit to their residence at Cannon Park, Hampshire, that actor and playwright Samuel Foote suffered his famous accident after being thrown from the Duke of York's horse. By Thomas Worlidge (1700 - 1766), 'the English Rembrandt' and a pupil of Alessandro Maria Grimaldi, whose daughter Arabella he married.
W42; D65; Ex collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 33039] £180.00