Engraving, rare. Sheet: 135 x 185mm, (5½ x 7¼"). Trimmed within plate. Laid on album sheet.
Half portrait in profile of Italian historian Carlo Giovanni Maria Denina (1731-1813). Original from Turin Denina wrote several books on history, in 1782 he moved to Berlin on the invitation of Frederick the Great and then in 1804 he took up the post of imperial librarian in Paris on the invitation of Napoleon. Manuscript below the portrait states 'Of Turin where I knew him in 1764. he came afterwards into England'.
[Ref: 35727] £160.00