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Henry Vane portrait engraving Houbraken Lely

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Sir Henry Vane

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Original antique portrait print
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Sir Henry Vane (1613 - 1662) was an English politician, statesman, and colonial governor. He was briefly present in North America, serving one term as the Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, and supporting the creation of Roger Williams' Rhode Island Colony and Harvard College. A proponent of religious tolerance, he returned to England in 1637 following the Antinomian controversy that led to the banning of Anne Hutchinson from Massachusetts. From Houbraken's series of portrait engravings which he set within elaborate cartouches. They were published by Knapton originally C1740, this impression is c1820. Jacobus Houbraken (1698-1780) was a Dutch line engraver who is known best for this series of portraits.
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artist Jacobus Houbraken (1698-1780) after Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680)
method Copper-line engraving
date C1820
size 360mm by 230mm (platemark)
SKU PT3235