Cibber in the Character of Antient Pistol

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Cibber in the Character of Antient Pistol
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Cibber in the Character of Antient Pistol
London Ca. 1735
E£ngraving
180 x 110 mm
Trimmed close to image.
£85
Portrait of the actor-manager, playwright and Poet Laureate, Colley Cibber. Theophilus Cibber in the character of Ancient Pistol from 'Henry V'; standing full-length in interior with row of pilasters behind, legs astride and hands on hips, head turned slightly to right, looking down, open-mouthed in surprise; wearing long open coat, gauntlets with large buttoned flaps, belt with basket-hilted broadsword, military sash knotted at right shoulder, boots with spurs and tops turned down, and laced cocked hat with bow