Engraving, proof before title. 240 x 375mm.
Thomas Howard, 2nd Earl of Arundel and Surrey [1585-1646], patron of art and collector, after the painting by Rubens.. Proof before title published in Amsterdam. From the collection of H.P. Horne, with 'HH' collector's stamp on verso. 'H.P. Horne - Sothebys - June 24th 1926' annotated in pencil on verso. Included in the 'Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain' published in folio in London by Knapton between 1743 and 1752. Extremely rare and fine.
Ex: collection of H.R.M. Howard (L.1318);Ver Huell 92.
[Ref: 3305] £330.00