Engraving on hand laid (vergé type) paper. Watermark: none.
Sheet size: 34.5 x 46.5 cm. Image size: 34.5 x 46.5 cm.
By William Sharpe (British; 1749-1824) after Joshus Reynolds. Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792) was an influential English painter of the 18th century. He specialised in portrait painting and the ‘Grand Style’ of painting, which emphasises on idealisation of the imperfect.
Source: published by William Sharp in 1788.
Made by William Sharp. John Hunter, the portrayed, was a Scottisch surgeon, and known as one of the most distinguished scientist and surgeons of his day.
Condition: Fair, given age. Overall creasing. Several tears in paper edges amd bottom caption area, backed. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
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