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  1. Thomas Lord Fairfax.

    Thomas Lord Fairfax.

    A fine engraving of Thomas Fairfax. 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron was a general and parliamentary commander-in-chief during the English Civil War. Learn More
    £50

    Date of Publication: 1738

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    Stock Code: 55547

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  2. Francis Lord Cottington.

    Francis Lord Cottington.

    Francis Cottington, 1st Baron Cottington was the English lord treasurer and ambassador and leader of the pro-Spanish, pro-Roman Catholic faction in the court of Charles I. Portrait within a big oval frame. Learn More
    £50

    Date of Publication: 1739

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    Stock Code: 55552

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  3. Omnibus Numeris Virtutis Divitis EDUOARDI SEXTI  Anglia c.

    Omnibus Numeris Virtutis Divitis EDUOARDI SEXTI Anglia c.

    Handsome engraving by George Vertue showing Edward VI granting the charter to the Bridewell Hospital. The text ( in Latin and English) below the engraving lists the people present including Bishop Goodrick and ‘Hans Holbein, the painter, observing the ceremony.' Learn More
    £550

    Date of Publication: 1742

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    Stock Code: 54628

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  4. FAMILIA REGIA ab Holbenio picta.

    FAMILIA REGIA ab Holbenio picta.

    Size: 58 x 49 cm. (23 x 19 inches).
    This magnificent plate show Henry VIII, Henry VII on the left side, Elizabeth I and Jane Seymour on the right side of large stone plinth at the centre of the engraving. They are within a sumptuously decorated chamber, which provides a suitably royal setting. Text in Latin below the print says that the chamber is in Whitehall Palace before it was destroyed by fire in 1697. Learn More
    £600

    Date of Publication: 1742

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    Stock Code: 54629

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  5. Catherine of Aragon, Queen of K Henry VIII.

    Catherine of Aragon, Queen of K Henry VIII.

    Size: 22 x 35.5 cm. (8 x 14 inches).
    A beautiful engraving of Henry VIII's first wife whom he divorced in 1533. Portrait within an oval, below which there is a scene within a cartouche of Catherine and the King sitting opposite each other with their respective advisers, noblemen and ladies in waiting. Learn More
    £95

    Date of Publication: 1744

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    Stock Code: 54988

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  6. Robert Cecil Earl of Salisbury.

    Robert Cecil Earl of Salisbury.

    Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, statesman, spymaster and minister to Queen Elizabeth I and King James I. He played the major role in arranging James I to become king in 1603. Portrait within an oval frame, below with an anchor and a scale over a drape. Learn More
    £50

    Date of Publication: 1747

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    Stock Code: 55548

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  7. MARY, Queen of France, CHARLES BRANDON Duke of Suffolk.

    MARY, Queen of France, CHARLES BRANDON Duke of Suffolk.

    Size: 57 x 38.5 cm. (22 x 15 inches).
    Spectacular print of Mary Tudor and Charles Brandon. Mary was the sister of Henry VIII and Charles Barndon was his best friend. They married in secret, and Brandon's friendship to the monarch was sorely tested. They were the grandparents to the unfortunate ‘Queen for nine days' Lady Jane Grey. The surround to the portrait is richly ornamented with symbols of their relationship, from the crown and sceptre on her aside to the lance on his and the fragment of words on a ribbon, ‘Cloth of Gold do not despise, tho' thou be matched with Cloth of frieze. Learn More
    £450

    Date of Publication: 1748

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    Stock Code: 54600

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  8. Frances, Duchess of Suffolk and her Husband, Adrian Stokes

    Frances, Duchess of Suffolk and her Husband, Adrian Stokes

    Size: 57 x 48 cm. (22 x 19 inches).
    Handsome portrait of Frances Brandon with her second husband, Adrian Stokes, a steward fifteen years her junior, whom she married three weeks after the execution of her first husband, Henry Grey. She was the daughter of Mary Tudor, sister of Henry VIII, and mother of Lady Jane Grey, the nine day queen. Title along lower edge. This engraving is based on a painting, then in the possession of Horace Walpole. Learn More
    £500

    Date of Publication: 1748

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    Stock Code: 54601

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  9. Phil. Melanchton.

    Phil. Melanchton.

    Size: 23 x 26.5 cm. (9 x 10 inches)
    Conrad Martin Metz was an eminent engraver in the chalk manner and aquatint. He received his education in art under the celebrated Bartolozzi. Bartolozzi, the main engraver of this collection, developed his style to imitate the subtleties of renaissance and baroque chalk drawings and became deservedly famous for his stipple engraving. The portraits in this collection show how effective this technique was in reproducing with such incredible fidelity Holbein's original designs. Learn More
    £120

    Date of Publication: 1792

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    Stock Code: 54842

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  10. The Lady Eliot.

    The Lady Eliot.

    Conrad Martin Metz was an eminent engraver in the chalk manner and aquatint. He received his education in art under the celebrated Bartolozzi. Bartolozzi developed his style to imitate the subtleties of renaissance and baroque chalk drawings and became deservedly famous for his stipple engraving. The portraits in this collection show how effective this technique was in reproducing with such incredible fidelity Holbein's original designs. Learn More
    £275

    Date of Publication: 1792

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    Stock Code: 55761

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  11. The Lord Vaux

    The Lord Vaux

    Bartolozzi developed his style to imitate the subtleties of renaissance and baroque chalk drawings and became deservedly famous for his stipple engraving. The portraits in this collection show how effective this technique was in reproducing with such incredible fidelity Holbein's original designs. Accompanied by a biographical tract giving a brief history of this nobleman in the court of Henry VIII. Learn More
    £120

    Date of Publication: 1792

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    Stock Code: 58203

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  12. Tho: Wiatt Knight.

    Tho: Wiatt Knight.

    Bartolozzi developed his style to imitate the subtleties of renaissance and baroque chalk drawings and became deservedly famous for his stipple engraving. The portraits in this collection show how effective this technique was in reproducing with such incredible fidelity Holbein's original designs. Accompanied by a biographical tract giving a brief history of this nobleman, who was a favourite of Henry VIII. Learn More
    £245

    Date of Publication: 1793

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    Stock Code: 54841

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  13. Lord Wentworth

    Lord Wentworth

    Size: 27 x 31 cm. (10 x 12 inches)
    Bartolozzi developed his style to imitate the subtleties of renaissance and baroque chalk drawings and became deservedly famous for his stipple engraving. The portraits in this collection show how effective this technique was in reproducing with such incredible fidelity Holbein's original designs. Accompanied by a biographical tract giving a brief history of this nobleman who had no fewer than sixteen children. Learn More
    £195

    Date of Publication: 1793

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 54843

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  14. The Bishop of Rochester.

    The Bishop of Rochester.

    Size: 22 x 31.5 cm. (8 x 12 inches)
    Bartolozzi developed his style to imitate the subtleties of renaissance and baroque chalk drawings and became deservedly famous for his stipple engraving. The portraits in this collection show how effective this technique was in reproducing with such incredible fidelity Holbein's original designs. Accompanied by a biographical tract, giving a brief history of John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester, whose staunch support of the Catholic church during the Reformation led to his execution. Learn More
    £145

    Date of Publication: 1793

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    Stock Code: 54847

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  15. Edward VI.

    Edward VI.

    Size: 17.5 x 26.5 cm. (7 x 10 inches).
    Bartolozzi developed his style to imitate the subtleties of renaissance and baroque chalk drawings and became deservedly famous for his stipple engraving. The portraits in this collection show how effective this technique was in reproducing with such incredible fidelity Holbein's original designs. Accompanied by a biographical tract giving a brief history of Edward VI, son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour. Learn More
    £395

    Date of Publication: 1793

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    Stock Code: 54858

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  16. Charles Winhfield.

    Charles Winhfield.

    Bartolozzi developed his style to imitate the subtleties of renaissance and baroque chalk drawings and became deservedly famous for his stipple engraving. The portraits in this collection show how effective this technique was in reproducing with such incredible fidelity Holbein's original designs. Accompanied by a biographical tract giving a brief history of this nobleman. Learn More
    £145

    Date of Publication: 1793

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    Stock Code: 55764

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  17. The Lady Audley.

    The Lady Audley.

    Bartolozzi developed his style to imitate the subtleties of renaissance and baroque chalk drawings and became deservedly famous for his stipple engraving. The portraits in this collection show how effective this technique was in reproducing with such incredible fidelity Holbein's original designs. Accompanied by a biographical tract giving a brief history of Lady Audley. Learn More
    £300

    Date of Publication: 1793

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    Stock Code: 55766

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  18. Reskemeer a Cornish Gent.

    Reskemeer a Cornish Gent.

    C. Knight was a skilled stipple engraver and pupil of Bartolozzi. Bartolozzi, the main engraver of this collection, developed his style to imitate the subtleties of renaissance and baroque chalk drawings and became deservedly famous for his stipple engraving. The portraits in this collection show how effective this technique was in reproducing with such incredible fidelity Holbein's original designs. Learn More
    £175

    Date of Publication: 1793

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    Stock Code: 55767

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  19. The Lady Ratclif.

    The Lady Ratclif.

    Bartolozzi developed his style to imitate the subtleties of renaissance and baroque chalk drawings and became deservedly famous for his stipple engraving. The portraits in this collection show how effective this technique was in reproducing with such incredible fidelity Holbein's original designs. Engraved by BARTOLOZZI, Francesco. Learn More
    £300

    Date of Publication: 1793

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    Stock Code: 55768

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  20. Clinton

    Clinton

    Bartolozzi developed his style to imitate the subtleties of renaissance and baroque chalk drawings and became deservedly famous for his stipple engraving. The portraits in this collection show how effective this technique was in reproducing with such incredible fidelity Holbein's original designs. Accompanied by a biographical tract giving a brief history of this nobleman who served in the courts of Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I. Learn More
    £120

    Date of Publication: 1793

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    Stock Code: 58206

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