Sophia Hannoviensis Ducissa Dotissa Brunswick et Lunenburgh.The true Effigies of the most Illustrious Princess Sophia of Hannover declared next in Succession to ye Crown of England after Her Maj.tei Queen Ann & Her Issue, by a late Act of Parliament.
A very rare engraving with large margins. Plate 394 x 285mm. 15½ x 11¼". Pin hole in background.
Sophia of Hanover (1630-1714), grandaughter of James I, cousin of Charles II & James II. She married Ernst August of Hanover, becoming mother of George I. Portrait; short half-length facing front, head tilted slightly to right, glancing towards the viewer, wearing a dark gown trimmed with ermine, black ruffle around her face and black veil with a peaked headdress; in an etched circular frame on a plinth with plaque and crest depicting a rearing horse.
See BM, p.148.7.
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