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Details about  Antique Original c.1740 Georgian English Portrait 18th C. Kneller Framed Picture

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Antique Original c.1740 Georgian English Portrait 18th C. Kneller Framed Picture
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Original/ Repro: Original Etching/ Engraving Type: Line
Type: Antique Subject: People & Portraits
Medium: Etching/ Engraving

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Antique Georgian Engraving ~ (c.1740) ~ Framed Portrait

An authentic Georgian engraving, on chain-lined paper, which depicts the Earl of Godolphin - around 270 years old. Professionally mounted, framed & glazed - ready to display in the home. A genuine piece of Georgian British history, which will bring character and atmosphere to any room.

Engraved by Jacobus Houbraken, c.1740, after a painting by Sir Godfrey Kneller. An authentic Georgian line engraving, which depicts Sidney Godolphin, 1st Earl of Godolphin (1645-1712) - a leading English politician and Lord High Treasurer. As a statesman and financier, Godolphin's expertise and loyalty were crucial to the Duke of Marlborough's success in the war against France. A cautious, capable and flexible man, according to Charles II he was 'never in the way and never out of the way'.

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Provenance: Dealer acquisition from UK auction house.

Measurements: 48 x 37cm (including frame).

Condition: Good for age (around 270 years old) - some light general age/discolouration. Professionally mounted & framed - ready to display in the home.

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