Antique Master Print – MARCHIONESS OF WHARTON – [R. Earlom after Peter Lely-1776]

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Attractive portrait of Anne Wharton (1632-1685), the daughter of sir Henry Lee and a dramatist and poet.

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SKU: pco20190306masterprints-16-1-1 Categories: ,

Description

‘Marchioness of Wharton’

Mezzotint engraving on hand laid (vergé type) paper. Watermark: J. Whatman.
Sheet size: 53.5 x 41 cm. Image size: 40 x 29 cm.

Source: first published by John Boydell in London, 1776.

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Provenance:

Made by R. Earlom after Sir Peter Lely. Richard Earlom (1743-1822) was an reknown English mezzotint engraver. He displayed great skill as a draughtsman, and at the same time acquired without assistance the art of engraving in mezzotint. Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680) was a painter of Dutch origin, whose career was nearly all spent in England, where he became the dominant portrait painter to the court.

Condition: Good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

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Keywords:

PCO-Expo-46

Additional information

Dimensions 17 × 17 × 1 cm

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