Effigies Doctissimi Viri Domini Iohanis White S: Theol: Profess:En micat ut vultus Johannis gratior Albi! (Invida vel rumpas ilia Livor Atrox) Quem modo Caelator cum Sculpserit arte Suprema, Ut referat vitam mortua imago Viri: Forma tamen mentis quo plus divinior oris, Doctius hoc Scriptis pingitur Ipse suis. RB.
Engraving. Plate 190 x 114mm. 7½ x 4½". Crease.
Portrait of John White, half length in an oval in cartouche, wearing ruff and gown, and holding book; coat of arms above. Frontispiece to his 'Works' (1624). John White (1570-1615) was a divine and vicar of St Neots, Huntingdonshire. He was appointed vicar of Eccles, Lancashire and a fellow of the Collegiate Church, Manchester, in 1606, but resigned these offices three years later on being presented by Sir John Crofts to the rectory of Barsham, Suffolk. In 1614 he was made chaplain in ordinary to James I.
Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove.
[Ref: 25454] £45.00