John Churchill Duke of Marlborough 1745 decorative large fine engraved portraitBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Johm, Duke of Marlborough.
(Graphic Arts, Illustration, Portraits, British History, British Nobility, Famous Britons, John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough).
Issued 1745, 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.