Effig: Admodum Reuerendi in Christo Domini Robertsu Episcopi Salisbu. ob.1624.Ecce Pater specimen nulli pietate secunde, Quod tibi sculptoris finxerit arte manus. Ast animi dotos, et formam mentis honestae, Doctrinamque potest Sculpere nulla manus. Nec quid opus Mortalis enim pictura peribit, Sed tua stat Virtus nescia tanta mori.
Are to be Sould by William Peake. [n.d. c.1624.]
Engraving. 184 x 120mm. 7¼ x 4¾". Trimmed.
Portrait of Robert Abbot, Bishop of Salisbury, half length in oval; wearing episcopal robes, and holding an open book. Robert Abbot, Bishop of Salisbury (1559-1618) was an Anglican clergyman and academic, known as a polemical writer. He served as Master of Balliol College, Oxford, Regius Professor of Divinity, and Bishop of Salisbury form 1615. His brother George was Archbishop of Canterbury.
Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove.
[Ref: 25374] £50.00