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Ottoman Master holding Water-can by Francis Smith (London, 1769)

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Ottoman Master holding water-can (Original: Ibritkar Agasi) by Francis Smith has been printed in Frederick Calvert's (also known as the 6th Baron Baltimore), Eastern Costume, Engraved from the Collection of Lord Baltimore, after designs by Francis Smith in London in 1769.

Year: 1769
City: London
Size: 25.5 x 38 cm
Artist: Francis Smith 

Lord Baltimore, whose reputed income was £30,000 a year, spent the winter of 1762-63 in Italy before embarking at Naples for Constantinople on 4 May. He returned to London on 31 October 1764. In 1768, he was charged with rape, and although he was acquitted, left England in the face of public hostility. Reaching Naples in July or August 1771, Calvert died there on 14 September. He seems to have taken the copper plates for this work with him, as by the end of 1771, whether acquired directly or posthumously from Calvert, Nolli had published the present work. Atabey 1147; Blackmer 1557; Lowndes I, 106. Bound at the end are 9 plates and one leaf of engraved text from another work. (Text source: Christie's) 

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Ottoman Master holding Water-can by Francis Smith
Ottoman Master holding Water-can by Francis Smith
Ottoman Master holding Water-can by Francis Smith

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