John Locke British Philisopher 1738 Virtue decorative large engraved portraitBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
John Locke, Esq.
(Graphic Arts, Illustration, Portraits, British History, Famous Britons, British Philosophers, John Locke).
Issued 1738, London by Knapton. Engraved by F. Vertue (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.