The Revd: Mr: William WhistonBorn 9 Decemr. 1667. Died Augt. 22d. 1752.
Etching, 175 x 110mm. 7 x 4¼". Occasional spotting; a fine impression with full margins.
William Whiston (1667 - 1752), mathematician and divine. By Benjamin Wilson (1721 - 1788), portrait painter and scientist, also etcher, occasional mezzotinter and collector of Rembrandt. He was appointed Hogarth's successor as Serjeant-Painter to the King.
Not in BM. NPG: D8302. From the collection of Cecil Bisshopp Harmsworth, 1st Baron Harmsworth.
[Ref: 9638] £160.00