Viri vere Reverendi Josephi Caryl Vera Effigies.
Engraving. 292 x 190mm. 11½ x 7½". Trimmed.
Joseph Caryl (1602-1673) was an English nonconformist divine who frequently preached before Long Parliament, and was a member of the Westminster Assembly in 1643. In 1650 he was sent to accompany Cromwell to Scotland, however in 1662, following the Restoration, he was ejected from the Church of St Magnus near London Bridge. Portrait of Joseph Caryl, bust in an ornamental oval frame on a pedestal, long hair, wearing skull-cap and bands; curtain in the background with bookshelves to the right. Frontispiece to his 'Commentary on Job' (1676).
Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove.
[Ref: 25395] £75.00