Prints / Portraits & Caricatures

Price: EUR 60,00

[Portrait] Vertue, [George] / Eques, Petrus Lely

Usher Arch Bishop of Armagh

In the possession of general Tyrel at Shotover in Oxfordshire. 1738. Plate mark 36,5 x 24 cm. The whole sheet 42 x 27 cm. Engraving.

Fine condition.

A portrait of the irish archbishop of Armagh James Usher (1581 - 1656). He was a calvinist and one of the most prominent theologians of his day. It ws engraved by George Virtue after an original by Petrus Lely Eques, a dutch painter who was the main painter to Charles II.

Item No: 3523