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Original 1836 8 3/4 inch x 7 inch stipple and etching titled JOHN KNOX

Portrait of John Knox, half-length, slightly turned to the left, standing at a table with a pair of compasses in his hand, dressed in an academic gown with a Canterbury cap on his head and a ruff about his neck, with an ornate border, illustration to the 8 volume edition of Lodge’s ‘Portraits’ (1836).

Print by Henry Thomas Ryall (1811 – 1867). An eminent nineteenth-century line, stipple and mixed-method engraver, Henry Thomas Ryall was known for his portraits and his sporting, historical and genre subjects. After studying engraving techniques under Samuel William Reynolds, Ryall lived and worked in London. Ryall was appointed historical engraver to the queen, in which capacity he engraved the portraits of many members of the royal family.

Published by John Tallis & Company, London & New York.

Lettered below image and title: ‘Ob. 1572. / From the Original in the Collection at / Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh.”

Image size 4 3/4 inch x 3 3/4 inch

The etching is in good condition with slight age related toning. Reverse side blank.

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