Laurence Hyde Earl of Rochester 1741 Houbraken decorative fine engraved portraitBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Laurence Hyde, Earl of Rochester.
(Graphic Arts, Illustration, Portraits, British History, British Nobility, Famous Britons, Laurence Hyde, Earl of Rochester).
Issued 1741, London by Knapton. Engraved Amsterdam 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.