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Robert Cecil Earl Salisbury portrait engraving Houbraken

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Robert Cecil Earl of Salisbury


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Original antique portrait print


Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, KG, PC (1563? – 1612) was an English administrator and politician. 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. Faint foxing in title area.

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artist Jacobus Houbraken (1698-1780)
method Copper-line engraving
date C1820
size 360mm by 230mm (platemark)
SKU PT8611