Sir William Blackstone, After Thomas Gainsborough

mezzotint by John Sartain (1808-1897), Published by J. Campbell, Philadelphia

Sir William Blackstone, After Thomas Gainsborough, Image 1

John Sartain was a prolific English engraver and printmaker, who settled in Philadelphia and was an active member of the city's art community. He created illustrations for his own "Sartain's Magazine" (begin in 1848), and was the art director of the Centennial Exposition at Philadelphia in 1876. This mezzotint is after a portrait of the Honorable Sir William Blackstone in the Tate Collection.

Date: 1875


SKU: 1193-33

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