Original antique print showing a portrait of Adam Smith FRSA (1723 – 1790), a Scottish economist and philosopher.
Made by after an anonymous artist.
Medium: Stipple engraving/etching on wove paper.
Sheet size: 20 x 27.5 cm (7.87 x 10.83 inch). Image size: 7.9 x 9.9 cm. (3.11 x 3.9 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Caption hand written in ink. Trimmd and attached to carrier. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
ADAM SMITH-ECONOMIST-PORTRAIT | RB-A8-04
Source: unknown, to be determined.
Biography engraver: William Ridley (1764-1838) worked as a professional stipple engraver.