An East Prospect of St Leonard Shore-Ditch in Middlesex.
Etching. 235 x 250mm.
Showing the temporary tower following a partial collapse in 1716, just before the church was rebuilt in Palladian style in 1736-40. The third generation Bernard Lens (1682-1740), limner to George I and George II, drawing-master to the Duke of Cumberland, the princesses Mary and Louisa, and to Walpole, who paid special testimony to his excellent method of teaching.
Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 3860] £180.00