[Rome] Marcus Tullius Cicero,is Humbly Dedicated to the Right Honble. the Countess of Pomfret,
Etching, platemark 480 x 340mm (18¾ x 13¼"). Good impression with (chipped and torn) margins. Tear into image upper left. Stained.
A striking statue of Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC), Roman orator made consul in 63 BC., holding a scroll in his left hand at waist level, another object in his right. Based on one of the ancient Greek and Roman statues from the collection of the Countess of Pomfret, which formerly belonged to the Earl of Arundel before later being passed to the University of Oxford. By Thomas Worlidge (1700 - 1766).
State iii/iv; D56
[Ref: 33066] £220.00