James Stuart, Esq. F.R.S.
London Pubd. Augt: 1: 1789, by E. Stuart, Leicester Square.
Stipple engraving. 215 x 250mm. fine impression on uncut sheet, occasional very light foxing.
Painter and architect [1713 - 1788] often referred to as 'Athenian Stuart'. He was made famous by the publication of the 'Antiquities of Athens…' in 1762 as the artist in conjunction with Nicholas Revett who supplied accurate measurements of the ruins. Prov: Sir William Fowle Middleton Bart. bought Shrublands in 1788. His collection passed with marriage to 4th Lord de Saurmarez, in 1882. A number of prints in this catalogue have come from this estate.
[Ref: 3624] £130.00