Mr Thomas Tayler

Method Mezzotint
Artist William Ward after William Redmore Bigg
Published Published Novr. 1st. 1796. as the Act directs.
Dimensions Image 319 x 283 mm, Plate 354 x 283 mm, Sheet 454 x 384 mm.
Notes Inscription reads: Twenty Two Years Master of Lloyds Coffee House. Died 6th June 1796, aged 50.

William Ward (1762 - 1826) was an English engraver. He was the son of James and Rachael Ward, and elder brother of James Ward. Ward was appointed engraver to the Duke of York, the Prince of Wales, and associate engraver to the Royal Academy. His brother James was one of the outstanding artists of the day, his singular style and great skill set him above most of his contemporaries. Ward trained his brother James in engraving, and later engraved much of his work. Ward was married to Maria Morland, sister of George Morland, and had two children - Martin Theodore Ward (d.1874) and William James Ward (d.1840).

William Redmore Bigg (1755 - 1828)

Chaloner Smith 83, Russell 83, Frankau-William Ward 288, O'Donoghue 1, Lennox-Boyd iii/iii

Ex.Col.: Late Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd

Condition: Impression on wove paper, foxing to margins and inscription space, staining to margins from previous mount, image rubbed in places. Margins folded at top and bottom 45mm from plate.
Framing unmounted
Price £400.00
Stock ID 33043