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Inscription

lower left in plate: E Haytley Pinx.; lower center in plate: Mrs. Margaret Woffington In the Character of Mrs. Ford in the Merry Wives of WINDSOR. / sold at the Golden Head near the Church Bloomsbury Square.; lower right: I. Faber fecit 1751

Provenance

Christopher Lennox-Boyd; (Nicholas Stogdon, Oxford); purchased 2001 by NGA.

Exhibition History
1994
Theatre: the Age of Garrick: English Mezzotints from the Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd, Courtauld Institute Galleries, London, 1994, no. 4.
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.