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Original silhouette of Garrick in profil
Garrick David. Original silhouette of Garrick in profile. 18th century, black ink oval (3 1/4 x 3 1/4" ), on laid paid, mounted on heavy paper (4 1/4 x 5 ?"). Slight soiling. Based on, perhaps, the Benjamin Van der Gucht painting of Garrick as Steward of the Shakespeare jubilee (1769) Pictured p.584, David Garrick a Critical Biogaphy (1979) by Stone & Kahrl as an engraving, and in Vol VI p.46 A Biographical Dictionary of Actors by Highfill, Burnim et all by Tassieas a plaster medallion; possible also after portrait sketch of David Garrick (1717-1779) ''the last picture'' 1779 by Vandergucht. Contemporary portraits of Garrick are rare and highly collected. From an English theatrical collection
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