Dominus Iohannes Haringtonus Baro de Exton &c.
Wood engraving, rare. 70 x 57mm. 2¾ x 2¼". Cut.
Portrait of John Harington, second Baron Harington of Exton, bust in an oval, wearing ruff. Frontispiece to the 'Life' (1614) of Harington. John Harington (1592-1641) was a young English peer and politician. He was the Lord Lieutenant of Rutland and Baron Harington of Exton. He was educated with Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales and they remained close friends until the prince's death. In 1604 he was created a Knight of the Bath.
Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove.
[Ref: 25336] £90.00