James Barry Esq.r late R.A. & Professor of Painting to the Royal Academy.
See page 57, of Mr. Barry's account of the series of Pictures at the Adelphi, printed by Adlard, London, the same year. [n.d. c.1808.]
Engraving. Sheet size: 165 x 110mm (6½ x 4¼"). Trimmed inside plate.
James Barry (1741-1806), was a painter who he attracted the patronage of the statesman Edmund Burke who sent him to Italy. Inspired by antique art, he executed several large historical works in a neo-classical style and, from 1777 to 1783, he decorated the great room of the Society of Arts.
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