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Inscription

lower left in plate: A. Ramsay Pinxt.; lower right in plate: D. Martin Fecit / 1766; by later hand, lower center in brown ink: Jean Jacques Rousseau / Vitam impendere vero

Provenance

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.