Prints / Portraits & Caricatures

Price: EUR 30,00

[Portrait] [Knapton, John & Paul ?]

Abbot Arch Bishop of Canterbury. From an original picture in the possesion of Mr. Kingsly.

Jacobus Houbraken sculp. Amst[erdam] No year but about 1740. Plate mark 36 x 23 cm. Whole sheet 54 x 35 cm. Engraving.

Large margins. Fine condition.

Became english archbishop in 1611 and remained so until his death in 1633, eventhough his powers were diminished by the king in his later years. Engraved in Amsterdam by Jacobus Houbraken one of the greatest engravers of all times. Probably published in the work "The heads of illustrous people of Great Britain" 1743-1752 by John and Paul Knapton in London.

Item No: 1846