Autograph receipt signed, one page, n.p., 1 September 1825.

(ARTISTS & ILLUSTRATORS, ETC.) FINDEN, WILLIAM

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Autograph receipt signed ("W. Finden"), one page, oblong 8vo, n.p., 1 September 1825, reading: "Mem / received this day 30 [pounds] on acct of the Plate of his Majesty. Thirty Pounds." Soiled and worn; four 1/4" tears through center fold (not affecting text); small section torn from bottom corner; mounted to backing sheet.

William Finden (1787-1852); English line engraver. The largest plate executed by William Finden was the portrait of King George IV seated on a sofa, after the painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence. For this work he received two thousand guineas, a sum larger than had ever before been paid for an engraved portrait. (Item ID: 19514)


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