Admiral Sir Charles Hardy.

Method Mezzotint
Artist Robert Stewart
Published Published as the Act directs by Rob.t Stewart No287 Near Great Turnstile Holborn November ye 15 - 1779
Dimensions Image 91 x 74 mm, Plate 134 x 103 mm, Sheet 145 x 115 mm
Notes Sir Charles Hardy (c.1714 - 1780) was Commander-in-Chief, North Atlantic; a post that included that of Governor of New York. In 1759, he married Catharine Stanyan, the daughter of the politician Temple Stanyan. Through Catherine, he inherited Rawlins Manor (Woodcote Manor) in Oxfordshire.

Robert Stewart was a British mezzotint engraver and publisher active in London between 1776 and 1786. He had premises at 287, near Great Turnstile, Holborn (1779); and at No 2, Newman's Row, (near Great Turnstile), Lincoln's Inn Fields (1786).

Chaloner Smith 442/6, Lennox-Boyd i/i, O'Donoghue 6

Ex. Col.: Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd

Collectors stamp of an anchor on verso not in Lugt

Condition: Overall foxing. Small black mark in lower margin.
Framing unmounted
Price £150.00
Stock ID 21343