George Morland.This most excellent Painter died Oct.r 29 1804 In the 41. Year of his Age.
London Pub Jan 20 1805 by J.R. Smith 31 King Street Cov.t Garden & R. Ackermann 101 Strand.
Mezzotint with very large margins. 390 x 360mm (19¼ x 14¼"). Some spotting on margins.
A portrait of George Morland (1763-1804), shown painting a coastal scene, looking over his shoulder towards the viewer. The portrait was painted, engraved and published by John Raphael Smith (1752-1812) who published many of Morland's works, including 'The Angler's Repast' and the famous 'Slave Trade' and 'African Hospitality' pair.
CS: 115, as described, although a later second state has been recorded. Frankau: 249; O' Dench: 392. Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
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