Robert Boyle Irish Chemist 1740 decorative large fine engraved portraitBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
The Honorable Robert Boyle.
(Graphic Arts, Illustration, Portraits, British History, Famous Britons, Robert Boyle, Chemists, Scientists).
Issued 1740, London by Knapton. Engraved by Virtue.
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.