[Rome] Marcus Tullius Cicero,is Humbly Dedicated to the Right Honble. the Countess of Pomfret,
London, Published by Robert Wilkinson, No. 125 Fenchurch Street & Richard Holmes Laurie, No. 53 Fleet Street [c.1820].
Etching, platemark 480 x 340mm (18¾ x 13¼"). Worn impression; margins except for upper right where missing and tear inside platemark.
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) but here in early 19th century reprint by Wilkinson and Laurie.
State iv/iv; D56
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