Stipple engraving, very scarce; Sheet 155 x 115mm (6 x 4½"). Trimmed inside platemark and losing publication line.
James King (1750 - 1784), who accompanied James Cook on his third voyage and was heavily involved in the publication of the official account of the voyage in Cook's absence. He was later made a fellow of the Royal Society. This portrait is after the one by John Webber as engraved by Bartolozzi for the Official Account of Cook's Third Voyage, probably for another edition.
Kivell & Spence: Pg 164.
[Ref: 35798] £420.00