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Philip Sydney portrait engraving Houbraken

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Sir Philip Sydney

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Original antique portrait print
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Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586) was an English poet, courtier, scholar, and soldier, who is remembered as one of the most prominent figures of the Elizabethan age. 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) after Isaac Oliver
method Copper-line engraving
date C1820
size 360mm by 230mm (platemark)
SKU PT8616