Arghibald Graaf Van Argyl. Heer van Kinlire, van Campbel, van Lorne &. Erfsherif en Governeur Vande Provincen van Argyl, en Turben, en Erfrechter en Generael Der Geseyde Provintien der Westersche en Andre Eylanden.
[Adriano Haelwegh Fecit.]
A rare engraving. Sheet: 330 x 240mm (13 x 9½"). Trimmed within plate and laid on album sheet. Archibald Campbell, ninth Earl of Argyll (c. 1629 – 1685) a confederate of James Duke of Monmouth, and who was imprisoned for refusing to subscribe to the Test Act in 1681 and sentenced to death. He escaped from Edinburgh castle and left the country but four years later was taken in a abortive attempt to invade Scotland and beheaded. By Adrian Haelwegh, Dutch printmaker (c.1637 - 1702). He worked in Amsterdam, primarily on portraits and book illustrations.
[Ref: 43068] £260.00
[Patrick Hume] Patricius Comes de Marchmont, Vicecomes de Blasonberrie, Dominus Polwarth de Palwarth, Redbreas et Greenlaw... Ano Dni 1698.
G. Kneller Eques pinxit. R. White sculpsit.
Engraving, rare. 465 x 345mm (18¼ x 13½"), large margins. Toned. A portrait of Patrick Hume (1641-1724), 1st Earl of Marchmont. He was Lord Chancellor of Scotland 1696-1702 and voted for the union of Scotland with England in 1706.
[Ref: 41332] £320.00
[John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale.]
[Painted by John Riley. Engraved by Gerard Valck.]
Engraving. Proof before all letters, 17th century watermark; Sheet: 295 x 245mm (11½ x 8¾"). Trimmed inside plate and tipped into an album sheet. John Maitland, 1st Duke and 2nd Earl of Lauderdale, 3rd Lord Thirlestane (1616 - 1682), was a Scottish politician, and leader within the Cabal Ministry. By John Riley, portrait painter (1646 - 1691), engraved by Gerard Valck (1651/1652 - 1726), engraver, mezzotinter and publisher, Amsterdam.
[Ref: 43070] £230.00