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Antique Portrait Print-SIR NICHOLAS POINS-THE ELDER-KNIGHT-Holbein-1828
- Portrait of Sir Nicholas Poins (the elder), knight who belonged to the court of Henry VIII in England. Stipple engraving on vellin type paper. The colouring is done on the copper plate (a la poupée), so the colours are actually printed. This is done in a very delicate manner. The result is of rarely equaled quality! The colour paper chosen mimics the paper used by Holbein on the original drawings. Description: Beautiful rare original engraving from: "Portraits of Illustrious Personages of the Court of Henry VIII. Engraved in Imitation of the Original Drawings of Hans Holbein, in the Collection of his Majesty.", with Biographical and Historical memoirs by Edmund Lodge, Esq. F.S.A. ., published by John Chamberlaine, F.S.A. ., London, England, 1828 edition. (Reference: Hardie p. 64. Hiler & Hiler 442; Lipperheide 984 (for 1st ed.); Lowndes 405.) This and the 1812 edition are actually smaller versions of the 1791-93 edition, which was mostly engraved by Francesco Bartolozzi (1727-1815). We carry more engravings from this series. Inquire.Artists and Engravers: Portraits in this series are engraved by Bartolozzi, Cooper, Cheesman, Facius, et.al. This portrait was engraved by Georg Sigmund Facius & Johann Gottlieb Facius (Born in Germany, the Facius brothers studied engraving techniques in Brussels. Excelling in the stipple medium they produced many portraits, decorative, religious and mythological subjects) after Hans Holbein and the very similar larger edition of 1792-1800, mostly engraved by Francesco Bartolozzi. Condition: Fine; Picture only shows the plates the actual paper is much larger (see size). Storage location: A37-18 The overall size is ca. 9.4 x 12.8 inch. The image size is ca. 4.6 x 8.1 inch. The overall size is ca. 23.8 x 32.6 cm. The image size is ca. 11.7 x 20.6 cm. [Attributes: First Edition]
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