Iohannes Goodwin. S: Theol: Cantabrig: Ao. Aetat 47: 1641.Thou See'st not whome thou See'st: then doe not Say That this is Hee: who calls a lump of clay. Without it's Soule a mans thou See'st noe more, Nay, but the Shadow of that lumpe. What store Of gifts and graces, what perfections rare, Among ten thousand persons Scatt'red are: Gather in one, Imagine it to bee This Shadowes sustance: and then Say 'tis Hee. D.T.
[n.d. c.1642, but later.]
Engraving. Plate 165 x 115mm. 6½ x 4½".
Portrait of John Goodwin, half length within an arch, bearded, wearing skull-cap, collar and gown, holding a book with his hands on a cushion. Frontispiece to his 'Treatise on Justification' (1642). John Goodwin (c.1594-1665) was an Independent minister, radical, supporter of the Commonwealth and of the execution of Charles I.
Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove. NPG: D28839.
[Ref: 25198] £75.00