Isaacus Oliverus, Anglus, Pictor.
Engraving. Plate 178 x 120mm. 7 x 4¾". False margins added.
Portrait of the miniaturist Isaac Oliver, three-quarter length to right but looking to front, his left hand to his chest, his right hand held out in front of his body and holding a miniature; in the foreground left, a table with a palette, brushes and other miniatures; a window behind at right, with a view of buildings and battlements on a coast by a hill. Isaac Oliver (c.1565-1617) was a French-born English portrait miniature painter, who studied under Nicholas Hilliard.
Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove.
[Ref: 25465] £60.00