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James richard payne knight portrait engraving Thomas Lawrence

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Richard Payne Knight


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Antique print relating to Australia


Payne Knight (1750-1824) of Downton Castle in Herefordshire, and of 5 Soho Square, London, England, was a classical scholar, connoisseur, archaeologist and numismatist best known for his theories of picturesque beauty and for his interest in ancient phallic imagery. With original accompanying biographical text. CONDITION : Some light scattered foxing. Library ink stamp on the reverse.

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artist Edward Scriven after W Evans after Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830)
method Soft Ground etching
date 1811
size 380mm by 315mm (platemark)
SKU PT9613