Mrs Barry in the Character of Phaedra c.1790's fine detailed antique portraitBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Mrs Barry in the Character of Phaedra
Published late 18th century, c.1777, London
Engraved by Thornthwaite
Fine antique engraved portrait . Produced in a manner utterly unique to this era in terms of engraving technique.
A detailed and uncommon 18th century portrait which could readily be collected on it's own merits, displayed or given as a present. The engraved print has been mounted at top edge to a larger backing sheet so the reverse of the original print can be viewed.
In Good+ antiquarian condition, mostly clean overall, light minor age dustiness or small scattered age spotting as seen, sheet toned as seen in scan, normal age toning & wear, overall remains visually attractive.
Please inspect scan closely- any noteworthy flaws to the printed surface area should be noticeable within scan provided. This scan forms a central part of the item description and we encourage you to study it carefully. We will send the actual antique item shown.
[ note: We grade very conservatively. We are doing our best to show & describe this item so you are happy when it arrives ].
An interesting antique printed portrait that any collector, dealer, institution or person of taste would be happy to own or display.
Sheet measures c. 4 7/8" W x 7 3/4" H.
Engraved area measures c. 3 7/8" W x 6 3/8" H.