[Thomas Gosden.] The Sportsman.
[Published by Thomas Gosden, n.d., c.1830.]
Mezzotint with large margins, proof before full lettering. 265 x 190mm (10½ x 7½").
A portrait of Thomas Goden (d.1843) by George Maile after Benjamin Marshall, carrying gun, accompanied by his two dogs. Working from Piccadilly, 'The Sportsman's Repository' at 18 Bedford Street in Covent Garden and 107 St Martin's Lane, Charing Cross at various times, Gosden was a book and printseller, publisher and sportsman. He published at least three different versions of this portrait.
See BM 1876,1209.229 for published version. Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
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