A Temple Macaroni. 11.
Etching with very large margins. Part 18th century watermark. Platemark: 150 x 105mm (6 x 4¼").
A full-face portrait of a man walking, and looking to his right. His right hand is in his coat pocket, his left in his waistcoat. He wears a looped hat, his hair or wig is in a long queue bound with black ribbon. He wears a sword, laced coat, ruffled shirt and cravat, with low buckled shoes. A dog of greyhound type walks in front. He resembles portraits of Richard Grenville-Temple, 1st Earl Temple (1711 - 1779). Plate 11 from the publication, 'Caricatures, Macaronies & Characters by sundry ladies gentlemen artists &c (Vol.2)'. Published by caricaturist, printseller and ornamental engraver Matthew Darly (1720 - 1781).
BM Satires ref: 4994.
[Ref: 34311] £190.00