Sr. Richard Steele Kn.t
Sold by I. Tonson in the Strand.
Mezzotint, rare. 355 x 255mm (14 x 10"). Thread margins. Time stained.
Sir Richard Steele (1672-1729), Irish writer and politician, co-founder, with his friend Joseph Addison, of 'The Spectator'. He was also a prominent member of the Whig Kit-Kat Club, which had been founded by the publisher of this portrait, Jacob Tonson.
CS: 141, i of ii.
[Ref: 34133] £260.00