Earl of Essex [graphic] : the general of our gracious empress ... : from an original in miniature by I. Oliver in the collection of the Hon. Horace Walpole at Strawberry Hill / S. Harding del. ; F. Bartolozzi R.A. sculp.
Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815, printmaker.
[1 March 1791]
1 print : stipple engraving on wove paper ; plate mark 19.2 x 14.2 cm, on sheet 26.7 x 24.7 cm
Title etched below image. Plate from: Harding, S. Shakespeare illustrated, by an assemblage of portraits & views ... London : S. & E. Harding, 1793. The word "general" in title is followed by a superscript "X" which is repeated one line below with the explanation: The Earl of Essex in the reign of Queen Elizabeth, chorus to the 5th act of Henry 5th. Pope.
"Portrait; bust, facing three-quarter to left, eyes to the viewer; head completed; clothes outlined; background blank."--British Museum online catalogue.
Book illustrations. Portrait prints. Stipple engravings--England--London--1791.
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