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Mrs. Hartley.
Mrs. Hartley. Distressed Mother / Act 4th last Scene / In the Character of Andromache [...]
Painted & Engraved by J.K. Sherwin.
Pub.d by J.K. Sherwin No. 28, St. James's Street, & W. Hainton, Sweetings Alley Royal Exchange Dec.r the 15 1782.
Etching and stipple printed in sepia, platemark 280 x 230mm (11 x 9"). Small margins; repaired tear on right; slight creasing. Nice impression.
Portrait of the actress Elizabeth Hartley (née White) (1750/1-1824) in the role of 'The Disstresst Mother' in Philips' translation of Racine's 'Andromache'. Hartley was a popular actress throughout her career, and the subject of a number of paintings by Sir Joshua Reynolds. An obituary after her death in 1824 acclaimed her as the greatest female actress before Mrs. [Sarah] Siddons. Mixed-method print by J.K. Sherwin, published in 1782 by which time Hartley had been retired for two years.
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[Cicero.] De Mamore Pomfret, apud Oxons.
[Cicero.] De Mamore Pomfret, apud Oxons.
Drawn & Engrav'd by J.K. Sherwin Engraver to His Majesty & His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.
[London: Richard Bentley, 1866.]
Engraving, with large margins. Plate 323 x 260mm. 12¾ x 10¼". Slight crease on left.
A statue of Cicero (106BC-43BC), the Roman orator who was made consul in 63 BC. Standing here holding a scroll in his left hand at waist level and another object is his right. Published in John Timbs's "Club Life of London; with anecdotes of the clubs, coffee houses, and taverns of the metropolis, during thr 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries". One of the ancient Greek and Roman statues from the collection of the Countess of Pomfret in 1755. The statues formerly belonged to the Earl of Arundel before later being passed to the University of Oxford.
[Ref: 24749]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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De Mamore Pomfret, apud Oxons.
De Mamore Pomfret, apud Oxons.
Drawn & Engrav'd by J.K. Sherwin Engraver to His Majesty & His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.
[London: Richard Bentley, 1866.]
Engraving with large margins, very fine. 317 x 203mm (12½ x 8").
A statue of Cicero (106BC-43BC), the Roman orator who was made consul in 63 BC. Standing here holding a scroll in his left hand at waist level and another object is his right. Published in John Timbs's "Club Life of London; with anecdotes of the clubs, coffee houses, and taverns of the metropolis, during thr 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries". One of the ancient Greek and Roman statues from the collection of the Countess of Pomfret in 1755. The statues formerly belonged to the Earl of Arundel before later being passed to the University of Oxford.
[Ref: 26958]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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