Title from text in image. "In the collection of the Right Honorable Sr. Robert Walpole"--Below image. Plate from: Birch, T. The heads of illustrious persons of Great Britain. London : John and Paul Knapton, MDCCXLIII-MDCCLI [1743-1751]. Engraved after the portrait painting, formerly thought to be of Sir Francis Walsingham, that later came into the collection of Horace Walpole at Strawberry Hill.
"Portrait of Francis Walsingham, bust directed to left but looking at the viewer, wearing a ruff and brocaded jacket; in an ornamental oval; a cartouche below showing a woman looking at a painting.''--British Museum online catalogue.
John and Paul Knapton (Firm), publisher. Knight, William,---1847--Ownership. Strawberry Hill (Twickenham, London, England)--Art collections. Walpole, Horace,--1717-1797--Ownership. Walpole, Horace--1717-1797--Art collections. Walpole, Robert,--Earl of Orford,--1676-1745--Art collections. Walsingham, Francis,--Sir,--1530?-1590--Portraits. Zuccaro, Federico, approximately 1540-1609, artist.
Book illustrations. Engravings--England--London--1738. Portrait prints.
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