A Bacchante.From the Original Picture in the Possession of the Marquis of Thomond.
Published April 14th 1801 by R. Cribb No 288 Holborn London.
Stipple, rare; sheet 580 x 455mm (22¾ x 18"). Thread margins; tears to margins; staining lower left; on wove paper. Trimmed to platemark.
Portrait of Elizabeth Hartley (1750/1-1824) as a nymph with the young Bacchus on her shoulder. Engraved after the 1771 portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds (Tate Gallery) which was painted near the beginning of what was to be a long and successful stage career for Hartley.
Hamilton p.106 ii/ii.
[Ref: 34844] £320.00