Mezzotint, proof before letters, 230 x 160mm. 9 x 6¼". Trimmed close to plate.
Robert Southey (1774 - 1843), poet. A democrat and close friend of Coleridge in his youth (they planned to start a Utopian settlement in Pennsylvania in the 1790s), he later became a political conservative and Poet Laureate. After Thomas Phillips (1770 - 1845).
Whitman: 270, I of II. NPG: D6815.
[Ref: 8875] £180.00