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Hogarth from an original portrait begun by Weltdon and finished by himself. Late in the possession of the Revd. Mr. Townley

Title
Hogarth [graphic] : from an original portrait begun by Weltdon and finished by himself. Late in the possession of the Revd. Mr. Townley / Charles Townley fecit.
Edition
[State without price].
Publication
[London] : Published according to act of Parliament, June 1781, and sold by C. Townley, Arlington Street, Piccadilly, [June 1781]
Physical Description
1 print : mezzotint ; plate mark 37.7 x 28 cm
Medium
wove paper.
Notes
Title etched below image.
State without price below image, lower right.
Sheet trimmed to plate mark.
Provenance
George Steevens bequeathed this collection to William Windham (1750-1810). At Windham's death, the collection was put up for sale on 20 July 1810 and was bought in by Mrs. Windham at 292 guineas; by descent through the Windham family; Sotheby's, 17 February 1919 to Dyson Perrins for £400; Sotheby's sale including Property of the Late C.W. Dyson Perrins, Esq., 11 June 1959, lot 100 purchased by Maggs Bros. for W.S. Lewis for £1300.
Summary
Portrait after a self-portrait; half-length in an oval frame, directed to right, looking towards the viewer, arms at his sides, wearing a plain coat buttoned at the waist, a white cravat and tricorn over a shoulder-length wig.
Format
Images
Language
English
Added to Catalog
February 25, 2016
References
Catalogue of engraved British portraits preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, v. 2, page 540, no. 35
Genre/Form
Portrait prints.
Annotations (Provenance) - 18th century.
Mezzotints - England - London - 1781.
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