Description & Technical information

The present sheet, like many of Worlidge’s drawings, is inspired by Rembrandt’s paintings and prints of Oriental heads. Such finished drawings were sold as independent works of art, and were popular among the fashionable circles of London and Bath. 

Period:  1600-1750, 1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  UK
Medium: Graphite, With stumping, On vellum, Laid down
Dimensions: 18.2 x 14.4 cm (7¹/₈ x 5⁵/₈ inches)
Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints