George Savile Marquis of Halifax 1740 decorative large fine engraved portraitBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
George Savile, Marquis of Halifax.
(Graphic Arts, Illustration, Portraits, British History, British Nobility, Famous Britons, George Savile, Marquis of Halifax).
Issued 1740, London by Knapton. Engraved by Houbraken.
Lovely mid 18th century copper engraved folio sheet portrait of this famous British historical figure. Beautiful decorative border greatly enhances the visual appeal.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, light dustiness, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet measures c. 15 3/4" H x 9 1/4" W.
Engraved area measures c. 13 1/2" H x 8" W.