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Morley Bishop Winchester portrait engraving Houbraken

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George Morley Bishop of Winchester

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Original antique portrait print
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George Morley (1598 – 1684) was an English Anglican bishop, Bishop of Worcester and then of Winchester. 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 George Vertue after Peter Lely
method Copper-line engraving
date C1820
size 360mm by 230mm (platemark)
SKU PT8614