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Francis Lord Cottington portrait engraving Houbraken

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Francis Lord Cottington

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Original antique portrait print
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Francis Cottington, 1st Baron Cottington was the English lord treasurer and ambassador and leader of the pro-Spanish, pro-Roman Catholic faction in the court of Charles I. From Houbraken's series of portrait engravings set within elaborate cartouches titled 'The Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain'. They were published by Knapton originally C1740, this impression is c1820. Jacobus Houbraken was a Dutch line engraver who is known best for this series of portraits.
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artist Jacobus Houbraken (1698-1780)
method Copper-line engraving
date C1820
size 360mm by 230mm (platemark)
SKU PT8618