Mezzotint. 350 x 250mm. Creased.
Margaret Woffington (c. 1720-60), an Irish actress known as Peg. She danced and acted at various Dublin theatres until 1740, when her success as Sir Harry Wildair in 'The Constant Couple' led to her being given her London debut at Covent Garden. She lived openly with David Garrick, the foremost actor of the day, and her other love affairs were notorious.
CS: 11, unclear whether first or second state. Ex: Collection of the Hon. Chrisopher Lennox-Boyd.
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