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William Wyndham portrait engraving Houbraken

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Sir William Wyndham


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Original antique portrait print


Sir William Wyndham, 3rd Baronet, (1687-1740) was an English Tory statesman, who served as Secretary at War in 1712 and Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1713 during the reign of the last Stuart monarch, Queen Anne. 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)
method Copper-line engraving
date C1820
size 360mm by 230mm (platemark)
SKU PT8620