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portrait engraving HoubrakenCharles Howard Earl Nottingham

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Charles Howard Earl of Nottingham


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Original antique portrait print


Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham, 2nd Baron Howard of Effingham, known as Howard of Effingham, was an English statesman and Lord High Admiral under Elizabeth I and James 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.Very light foxing visible on the reverse of the sheet.

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artist Jacobus Houbraken (1698-1780) after Frederico Zucchero
method Copper-line engraving
date C1820
size 360mm by 230mm (platemark)
SKU PT8607