Engraving, sheet 235 x 170mm (9¼ x 6¾"). Trimmed to platemark.
Portrait of a woman, with verses below seeming to indicate the subject's uncertainty about romantic overtures made to her. After Pietro Rotari (1707-62), painter of portraits and religious subjects. Afte spending the first part of his career in Italy, in the 1750s Rotari moved north, working in Vienna, Dresden and finally St Petersburg.
[Ref: 37107] £140.00