Antique Print-GILBERT BURNET-BISHOP OF SALISBURY-PORTRAIT-Picart-Hoadly-1724

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‘GILBERT BURNET, EVESQUE DE SALISBURY.’

– Original antique print showing a portrait of Gilbert Burnet (18 September 1643 ? 17 March 1715), a Scottish philosopher and historian, and Bishop of Salisbury.

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Description

Original antique print showing a portrait of Gilbert Burnet (18 September 1643 ? 17 March 1715), a Scottish philosopher and historian, and Bishop of Salisbury.

Made by Bernard Picart after Sarah Hoadly.

Medium: Engraving / etching on hand laid (verge) paper.

Sheet size: 17.3 x 22.2 cm (6.81 x 8.74 inch). Image size: 14.5 x 19.9 cm. (5.71 x 7.83 inch).

Condition: very good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

GILBERT BURNET-BISHOP OF SALISBURY-PORTRAIT | PCO-C46-17

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Published in France, dated 1724.

Biography engraver: BernardPicart was born in Paris in 1673. He came from a family of printmakers and publishers. After 1700 he moved to Amsterdam, where he was active as printmaker and publisher. His prints in the “French” taste were very popular. His way of working was also very influential for the bookillustration in the Netherlands.

Biography artist: Sarah Hoadley (1676-1743) worked as portrait painter.

Additional information

Dimensions 22 × 17 × 1 cm

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