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Mezzotint of Mr. Edward Bright, Circa 1750

Mezzotint of Mr. Edward Bright, Circa 1750 mezzotint  Edward Bright British Museum
A mezzotint portrait which depicts Mr. Edward Bright, then known as the fattest man in Britain. The image depicts Mr. Bright in full length seated as he turns left to face the viewer. His hands rest on the arms of his chair, the buttons of his coat straining to contain the bulk of his enormous stomach. Several buttons have been left undone top and bottom evidently to accommodate his mass. This image is thought to have been based upon an original painting after Ogborne state after engraver's name partially erased, before reworking. 1750 Mezzotint McArdell (1729-1765), after David Ogbourne Mr. Edward Bright late of Malden in EssexMezzotint on laid paper, good impression with margins, published by J. Bowles, 1750Recently framed in a contemporary 'Hogarth' Frame.
£1195.00  UK
$1533.19  USA
1416.55  EU
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Category Antique Pictures / Engravings / Art > Antique Engravings Date 1750  Mid 18th Century Antiques Origin English Item code as1221a067 / 0289 Status For Sale

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Mezzotint of Mr. Edward Bright, Circa 1750
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