John Evelyn Esq.r
Etching with drypoint, large margins. Plate 140 x 95mm (5½ x 3¾"). Good impression.
John Evelyn (1620-1706) the English writer, gardener and diarist, whose diaries, like those of Pepys, are significant records of 17th-century life. Both he and Pepys corresponded frequently, and much of this correspondence has been preserved. Etching by Thomas Worlidge, the 'English Rembrandt', after Nanteuil and used as the frontispiece to 'Sculptura' (1755).
D72. Ex: collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
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