Sold by S. Sympson in Maiden Lane Cov.t Garden. [n.d., c.1732.]
Mezzotint with thread margins. Very fine & rare. Platemark: 200 x 150mm (8 x 5¾").
A portrait of author and poet Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744), seated half length, slightly to the left, resting on his left arm, which is on a book on the table in front of him. Alexander Pope, the 18th century English poet, was best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer.
Ex collection of Christopher Lennox-Boyd. Chaloner Smith: 84. II of II.
[Ref: 36887] £240.00