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Lemuel Francis Abbott Esq.

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A fine example of this rarely seen mezzotint, engraved by Valentine Green after the artist's self portrait.

Published by John Harris, Conduit Street, London; within the original gilt frame.

18.5 in x 22 in 

Lemuel Francis Abbott (1760-1802) was an English portrait painter famed for the likeness he made of Horatio Nelson, widely disseminated as the mezzotint he is seen holding in this print and a version of which was engraved by Green; (also probably published by John Harris; NPG D18924). Abbott further painted a portrait of Valentine Green, a stipple engraving of which is held by the Royal Academy; (object number 07/853).

 

Item Code: 3668

£ 890

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