Robertus Stapyltonius. Eques Auratus. Cui Iuvenalis, Nec Tamen Enervatus Sed Interger Parque Sibi, Modestiam Satyrarum et Verecundiam Debet: Debet Etiam et Decus et Incremetu.
Engraving with large margins, rare. Plate 305 x 209mm. 12 x 8¼". Laid onto backing sheet.
Oval bust portrait of Stapylton with blonde hair to his shoulders, wearing a lace collar and his coat half unbuttoned. A coat of arms is shown underneath the portrait. Frontispiece to Stapleton's translations of Juvenal's Satires, 1660. Sir Robert Stapylton (d.1669) was an English courtier, dramatic poet and translator. He following the king when Charles left London at the outbreak of the First English Civil War, and was knighted at Nottingham in 1642. At the Restoration he was made one of the gentleman ushers to the privy chamber.
Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove.
[Ref: 25540] £220.00