[Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset.]
[Impensis J & P Knapton Londini, 1749.]
Engraving, proof before all letters. Plate 369 x 229mm. 14½ x 9".
Portrait of Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset, bust directed to right but looking at the viewer, wearing a ruff and collar of the Order of the Garter; in an architectural oval on a pedestal; armour below. From Thomas Birch's 'The Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain'. Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset (1587-1645) was a politician and favourite of King James I of England.
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