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Henry Bennet Earl Arlington Houbraken portrait engraving

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Henry Bennet Earl of Arlington

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Original antique portrait print
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Henry Bennet, 1st earl of Arlington, 1618-85, was an English statesman who fought for the royalists in the English civil war. Exiled to Spain, he returned after the Restoration and was made a secretary of state in 1662 by Charles II. From Houbraken's 'Heads of Illustrious Persons', 1820 edition. Houbraken engraved this series of portraits setting them within elaborate cartouches. Originally published in 1739. Jacobus Houbraken (1698-1780) was a Dutch line engraver who is known best for this series of portraits.
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artist Houbraken after Peter Lely
method Line engraving
date 1820
size 375mm by 235mm (platemark)
SKU PT178