[Henry VIII and his six wives.]
Seven engravings with very large margins, all platemarks approx 305 x 190mm (12 x 7½"). Good condition.
Seven portraits (Henry VIII, Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard, Catherine Parr) from Isaac de Larrey's 'Histoire d'Angleterre' (1697-1713). All portraits in elaborate surrounds referencing episodes from their lives designed by Adriaen van der Werff (1659-1722), acclaimed as the most important Dutch Master during his lifetime, although his reputation declined from the late 18th century onwards.
[Ref: 34242] £750.00