Wilhelm: Knollis ViceComes Walling Baro de Grayes Honoratiss: D9.The righte Honourable William Knollis, Vicount Wallingford; Baron of Grayes Mr. of the Courte of Wardes. And one of his Ma.ties most hon.ble privie Counsell and Knights of the Garter.
are to be sold by Compton Holland ouer against thexchange. [n.d. c.1621, but later (?)].
Engraving. Plate 184 x 114mm. 7¼ x 4½". Very rare.
Portrait of William Knollys, Earl of Banbury, half length in an oval frame within a cartouche, wearing hat, ruff, ribbon and George, and holding paper; coat of arms above. William Knollys, Earl of Banbury (1547-1632) was an English nobleman at the court of Queen Elizabeth I and King James. Hind comments: 'Not signed, but almost certainly by Simon van de Passe.'
Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove. NPG: D17064.
[Ref: 25209] £70.00