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William Lord Russell portrait engraving Houbraken Kneller

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William Lord Russell

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Original antique portrait print
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William Russell, Lord Russell (1639-1683) was an English politician. He was a leading member of the Country Party, forerunners of the Whigs, who opposed the succession of James II during the reign of Charles II, ultimately resulting in his execution for treason . 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 Godfrey Kneller (1646-1723)
method Copper-line engraving
date C1820
size 360mm by 230mm (platemark)
SKU PT3231