The right Honourable and most noble Robert Devereux, Earle of Essex and Ewe ... [art original] / G.P.H.
Harding, G. P. (George Perfect), 1780-1853, artist.
[not after 1853]
1 drawing : gray wash on wove paper ; image 9 x 6.4 cm, on sheet 10.5 x 7.5 cm, inlaid to 17.4 x 10.6 cm
Date of production based on artist's death date. Formerly owned by Robert S. Holford and George Holford; volumes sold at Sotheby's, 30 March 1928 (Holford Sale), lot 886, to Quaritch. Sold by Quaritch to W.S. Lewis, August 1939. Inlaid opposite page 111 in volume 1 of an extra-illustrated copy of: Walpole, H. A catalogue of the royal and noble authors of England. [Twickenham, England] : Printed at Strawberry-Hill, 1758. Seemingly drawn after the 17th century portrait print by Simon van de Pass that was altered by John Payne. Cf. British Museum online catalogue, registration no.: P,3.134. Signed by the artist with initials in lower right corner. Title continues: ... Visco. Hereforde, Lo. Bourchier & Louaine, Ba. Ferrers of Chartley. Title written below image. With placement instruction "p. 111" written in pencil on verso.
Portrait of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex; half-length, turned to the right; wearing a wide-brimmed hat and a ruff.
Essex, Robert Devereux,--Earl of,--1565-1601--Portraits. Holford, George Lindsay,--Sir,--1860-1926--Ownership. Holford, Robert Stayner,--1808-1892--Ownership. Pass, Simon van de, 1595?-1647. Payne, John, -1647?
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