Prints / Portraits & Caricatures

Price: EUR 30,00

[Portrait] Knapton, J[ohn] & P[aul]

Sir Francis Wallingham. In the collection of the Right Honorable Sr. Robert Walpole.

Impensis J. & P. Knapton. Londini. J. Houbraken sculps. Amst. Frederico Zucchero pinx. 1738. Plate mark 37,5 x 23,5 cm. Whole sheet 53 x 33,5 cm.

Fine condition.

Francis Walingham was the principary secretary to Elisabeth I of England, and also her spymaster. Engraved in Amsterdam by Jacobus Houbraken one of the greatest engravers of all times. The original was painted by the italian artist Federico Zuccari. Published in the work "The heads of illustrous people of Great Britain" 1743-1752 by John and Paul Knapton in London.

Item No: 2678