Let Armes and Arts thy prayers speake Who wast their Patron worthy Leate.London may boast they prayse and magnifie They Name; whose care her Ruynes did repare: And in Exchange; of fowle deformitie; Hath deckt and fracd her with Bewties rare: The fame wherof resoundeth farr and neare. then honour him, who thus hath honour'd thee And love his Name, in all posteritie.
[n.d. c. 1640].
Engraving. Plate 179 x 120mm. 7 x 4¾".
Portrait of Nicholas Leate, half length in an oval, wearing cap, ruff, and fur-lined cloak, and holding gloves; trophies in upper spandrils. Nicholas Leate (c.1565-1631) was a Merchant of London.
[Ref: 27166] £120.00