Portrait of Mr. Thos. Bewick
Engraving, 1817, after James Ramsay
11 7/8 x 9 inches; 302 x 229 mm.
Printed on chine applique backed with white wove.
Thomas Bewick (1753-1828). Bewick was one of the greatest wood engravers of all time, specializing in bird and animal subjects. His works are typically white-line engravings and he was exceptionally prolific.