Effigies Doctissimi Uiri D.ni Francisci White. S.T. Professoris et Ecclesiae Cathis Carleolensis Decani Ao Aeta 59. Anno 1624.Wisdome and grace, see in that modest looke Trueth's triumph, errors downfall, in this booke. Maerebunt piscatores. Isa.19.8.
Engraving. 190 x 120mm. 7½ x 4¾".
Portrait of Francis White, when Dean of Carlisle, half length in an oval, aged 59, wearing skull-cap, ruff and robes, seated at a desk writing in a book; coat of arms above, and decorated frame. Frontispiece to his 'Reply to Jesuit Fisher' (London, 1624). Francis White, Bishop of Ely (1564?-1638), was an English Bishop and controversialist.
Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove. See Ref: 25327.
[Ref: 25221] £70.00