Mr. J. Purkis Jun.r, Professor of MusicWho independent of his extraordinary musical abilities stands eminently distinguished as an object favoured by Divin Providence in obtaining sight by a skilful operation at the age of Thirty having been totally Blind from his Birth.
Pub. Sept.r 20 1811 by Edw.d Orme Printseller to His Majesty & Royal Family Engraver & Publisher Bond St. Corner of Brook St. London.
Mezzotint printed in sepia, platemark 355 x 255mm (14 x 10"). Trimmed on platemark lower edge; repaired damage to edges; laid on conservation paper.
Rare portrait of music teacher John Purkis with his harp.
From the Morley Collection of Harp Music.
[Ref: 33180] £260.00