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The R.t Hon.ble John Lord Hervey
The R.t Hon.ble John Lord Hervey Lord Privy Seal & one of the Lords Justices & Guardians of the Kingdom Eldest Son to John Earl of Britsol, 1741.
Vanloo pinx.t. J Faber fecit.
price 2s. Sold by Faber at the Golden Head in Bloomsbury Square. [n.d. c.1750] A crest with the motto 'Je N'Oublierai Jamais' is also within the publication line.
Mezzotint, print 360 x 250mm (14¼ x 10"). Trimmed to plate and glued to album sheet at top. Some light creasing
Three-quarter length seated portrait of English courtier and political writer John Hervey, 2nd Baron Hervey of Ickworth (1696-1743). He has a chancerial burse propped on right leg and holds the tassells between his hands. He wears a coat lined with fur and a chin-length wig.
CS 188.I State before price and address erased.
[Ref: 58875]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Natives of Holland, with their Diversions during the Winter Season.
Natives of Holland, with their Diversions during the Winter Season. Engraved for Millar's New Complete & Universal System of Geography.
Vanloo pinx.t. Roberts sculp.
[Hogg c.1782.]
Engraving. Plate: 290 x 170mm (11½ x 6¾'') large margins.
A scene showing various winter activities on a frozen lake in the Low Countries; they include an early form of golf with wooden clubs, and women being pulled across the ice on a sleigh. Tents and windmills in the distance. In distinctive decorative border, from George Henry Millar's 'The new and universal System of Geography, being a complete history and description of the whole world. ...' 1782.
[Ref: 49323]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Sir Robert Walpole, afterwards Earl of Orford.
Sir Robert Walpole, afterwards Earl of Orford. Prime Minister to King George the First, & King George the Second. In the Blue Damask Bed Chamber at Houghton.
Vanloo Pinxit. James Watson Sculpsit.
Published Jan.y 1.st 1788, by John & Josiah Boydell, No.90, Cheapside London.
Very fine mezzotint. Plate 502 x 349mm (19¾ x 13¾").
A full length portrait of Robert Walpole (1676-1745) who dominated Parliament as de facto Prime Minister between 1721 and 1742. This portrait was published as frontispiece to Volume II of Boydell's series of prints of Walpole's art collection at Houghton, engraved after the collection was sold by the 3rd Earl in 1779, including 206 sold to Catherine the Great of Russia to decorate her Hermitage palace.
NPG: D39367. Goodwin: 131. CS: 149.
[Ref: 27338]   £480.00  
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Sir Robert Walpole, afterwards Earl of Orford.
Sir Robert Walpole, afterwards Earl of Orford. Prime Minister to King George the First, & King George the Second. In the Blue Damask Bed Chamber at Houghton.
Vanloo Pinxit. James Watson Sculpsit.
Published Jan.y 1.st 1788, by John & Josiah Boydell, No.90, Cheapside London.
Mezzotint. Framed. Plate: 505 x 350mm (20 x 13¾"). Frame: 700 x 540mm (27½ x 21¼"). Unexamined out of frame.
A full length portrait of Robert Walpole (1676-1745) who dominated Parliament as de facto Prime Minister between 1721 and 1742. This portrait was published as frontispiece to Volume II of Boydell's series of prints of Walpole's art collection at Houghton, engraved after the collection was sold by the 3rd Earl in 1779, including 206 sold to Catherine the Great of Russia to decorate her Hermitage palace.
CS: 149
[Ref: 46975]   £450.00  
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