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Baillie, William (1723-1810) Captain - Spectamur Agendo.

Portrait of Cornet Daniel Brown, whole-length standing facing towards the viewer, looking to left, in uniform and tricorn, right hand on hip above sword-hilt, left hand holding a staff, with a cavalry skirmish in the background. Lettered above the image "Spectamur Agendo", with the engraver's monogram and date 1769, and below the image with a Greek inscription and the information in Italian that the print was drawn and engraved in four hours by Baillie, captain of the 3rd light horse regiment: "?? µ?? ??f?e?e / Delineato & inciso in Quatr'Ore WBaillie Capt. di 3d. Rego Caval Legiera". The Greek transliterates as 'Il mio Alfiere', or 'my flag-bearer'.l Etching and drypoint on paper with tiny margins; plate mark 150 x 75 mm, total: 158 x 82 mm; in very good condition, bottom left corner slightly damaged but not affecting the plate; Le Blanc 92.
EUR 172.50 [Appr.: US$ 184.3 | £UK 147.75 | JP¥ 28436] Book number 63392

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