The Rev.d James Hervey, A.M.
Stipple, partly printed in colour. Sheet size: 235 x 150mm (9¼ x 6"). Trimmed inside plate at top and bottom edges. Light paper toning.
A portrait of English clergyman and writer James Hervey (1714 - 1758) half-length, in an oval, slightly turned to the right, dressed in an academic gown with bands at his neck and a powdered wig. Hervey was a writer of devotional texts and had a lasting impact on art through William Blake, whom he influenced greatly.
[Ref: 35377] £95.00