Via Flickr:Original Vanity Fair Print, otherwise known as a Spy Print after the most renowned artist of the genre, Leslie Ward.
This colour lithograph is dated 26th August 1871 with the caption The Spanish Minister
The subject is Don Manuel Rances Y Villanueva , a renowned Spaniard of the Victorian Era.
He was Spanish Ambassador to Britain.
The artist signed COIDE was James Tissot
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