Published Jan. 1, 1777, by Jn.o Dean, Church Street, Soho.
Mezzotint. Sheet 345 x 255mm (13½ x 10"). Trimmed to plate, laid on album paper, creasing. Collector's stamp of Sir William Augustus Fraser (1826-1898) in inscription area.
William Caulfield, a parrot perched on his finger, held by a string. The BM describes him as the son of Capt. James Caulfield; the Bromsgrove catalogue as the nephew of Lord Bute.
CS 4, state ii of iii, first published state; BM K,58.133; Lugt L2831. Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 34591] £160.00