Original antique print showing a portrait of George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville (1716 – 1785), styled The Honourable George Sackville until 1720, Lord George Sackville from 1720 to 1770 and Lord George Germain from 1770 to 1782, a British soldier and politician who served as Secretary of State for the American Department in Lord North’s cabinet during the American War of Independence.
Made by S. W. Reynolds after Joshua Reynolds.
Medium: Mezzotint engraving / etching on wove (vellin) paper.
Sheet size: 16.9 x 23 cm (6.65 x 9.06 inch). Image size: 10 x 18.7 cm. (3.94 x 7.36 inch).
Condition: very good, given age. Papeer edges a bit soiled and bumped. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
GEORGE GERMAIN-LORD SACKVILLE-PORTRAIT | PCO-C46-21
Published in London by Hodgson & Graves, dated 1837.
Biography engraver: Samuel William Reynolds (4 July 1773 ? 13 August 1835) was a mezzotint engraver, landscape painter and landscape gardener.