Christophori Simpson Effigies.
Engraving, rare. Sheet size: 205 x 145mm (8 x 5¾). Trimmed to image. Glued to abum sheet at corners.
A portrait of English musician and composer, Christopher Simpson (1602/1606 - 1669), nearly half length in an oval frame, wearing bands and gown. A coat of arms is inscribed below the image. The portrait was used as a frontispiece to Simpson's 'Division-violist, or, An introduction to the playing upon a ground' (London, 1659).
Fagan. p.59. II of II.
[Ref: 33839] £160.00