[St Peter]

Method Etching
Artist Daniel Somerville
Published Dalkeith, 1797
Dimensions Image 108 x 79 mm, Sheet 114 x 85 mm
Notes A rare portrait in profile of a man turned to the left. He is identified as St peter because of his features, beard and halo.

Inscription on verso in pencil, possibly by Bindon Blood: "Watson 1838".

Daniel Somerville (fl. 1797-1825) was a Scottish painter and printmaker, active in Edinburg. He had a workshop on 5 St James Square, and specialised in landscapes, views, but also produced several portraits.

Ex. Col,: Bindon Blood (1775-1855), collection sold at Sotheby's in 1856. Ex. Col.: Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.

Condition: Strong impression from a slightly worn plate. Slight overall time toning.
Framing unmounted
Price £100.00
Stock ID 46049