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A Georgian Engraving Print By Richard Cosway 1801.


£245 | $341 USD | €286 EUR
Item Number: SA654247
Date of manufacture: Georgian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Albion House Antiques
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An early nineteenth century copper engraved portrait of The Honourable Thomas Erskine.
Engraved by William Sharp (1749 – 1824) after a work by the famous English artist Richard Cosway (1742-1821) the leading portrait painter of the Regency period.
Thomas Erskine was the most enlightened liberal of his times, a member of the Whig party, Lord Chancellor of the United Kingdom. He was later created a peer by the Prince of Wales.
A three quarter length bust portrait, a handsome head turned and looking away to right, wearing a dark double-breasted coat with high collar and white cravat.
Within a printed escutcheon.
Publication details below image within escutcheon border:
Rdus. Cosway R.A. Pinxit / Gulielmus (William) Sharp Sculpt. / London Engraved and Publish'd by Wm. Sharp, Octr. 10 1801'.
Housed within a period polished fruitwood veneered frame with inner sanded hardwood slip with patination.
A fine and clear impression on a wove paper.
Both engraving and frame are in first class condition.
Frame size approx: 7 1/2 ins. by 7 ins. (19 cm. by 18 cm.)
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Internal Ref: A Georgian Engraving Print by Richard Cosway 1801.


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Georgian.


Height = 19 cm (7.5")
Width = 18 cm (7.1")
Depth = 2 cm (0.8")

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