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Inscription

lower left in plate: Painted by Thomas Beach; lower right in plate: Engraved by John Jones.; lower center in plate: MR TATTERSALL. / London, Publish'd as the Act directs, Dcr. 8th 1787, by T Beach, No. 54, Wigmore Street, Cavendish Square.

Provenance

Ralph Willett, Merly (his sale, 8 September 1812). Christopher Lennox-Boyd; (Nicholas Stogdon, Oxford); purchased 2001 by NGA.

Bibliography
1884
Smith, John Chaloner. British mezzotinto portraits, being a descriptive catalogue of these engravings from the introduction of the art to the early part of the present century. 4 vols. London: Henry Sotheran and Co., 1884.