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Mr. Edwd. Bright late of Malden in Essex.
Mr. Edwd. Bright late of Malden in Essex. Who died November 10, 1750. Aged 29 Years. He weigh'd 43 Stone & 1/2 (14tt toye Stone) which is 609 pounds.
[after David Ogborne.]
J.J Haid et filius excud. A.V. [Augsburg, Germany, c.1760.]
A fine & very rare mezzotint. 410 x 290mm (16¼ x 11½"). Framed. Unexamined out of frame.
A portrait of Edward Bright (1721-50), a grocer from Maldon, Essex, famed for his corpulence. Engraved and published by Johann Jakob Haid (1704 - 1767), mezzotinter and founder of a big publishing house in Augsburg, in collaboration with his son. This image was copied from the 1750 mezzotint by James McArdell after David Ogborne.
See Refs: 58382 & 58347 for Fat Men
[Ref: 58383]   £750.00  
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