Henry Brooke Author of the Fool of Quality Gustavus [Vasa?] &c.
From a picture in the possession of the publisher painted by H. Brooke; Published as the Act directs by C Dyer 7 Compton St Soho.
Henry Brooke, (1703?-1783), dramatist and novelist, author of "Fool of Quality", uncle of the artist of the original painting; half length, to left, looking slightly to right, full face, with wig, coat open, waistcoat unbuttoned to show frill.
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[London] : C. Dyer, 7 Compton St. Soho, [between ca. 1790 and 1800?].
Title printed l.c. within plate mark.
Physical description: 1 print (in brown ink) : line ; image 19 x 19.3 cm., plate mark 24.7 x 21.4 cm., sheet 27.9 x 21.9 cm.
Citations/References: Catalogue of Engraved Irish Portraits and Original Drawings / Rosalind M.Elmes. - Dublin 1937, p. 25.
Print engraved after an original painting by Henry Brooke, (1738-1806).
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Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.