Hans Holbein the Younger (c.1497/98-1543) Self Portrait At Kensington Palace Coloured Stipple Engraving By Francesco Bartolozzi Circa 1798

Hans Holbein the Younger (c.1497/98-1543) Self Portrait At Kensington Palace Coloured Stipple Engraving By Francesco Bartolozzi Circa 1798

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Hans Holbein the Younger (c.1497/98-1543) at Kensington Palace

Original Coloured ENGRAVING by Francesco Bartolozzi, Circa 1798 Under Glass in later 19th gilt wood frame ( not a copied print ).

An original stipple engraved portrait by Francesco Bartolozzi (1727-1815) of Hans Holbein, published by John Chamberlain in 1798.

This original stipple engraving also includes much work done with the rocker and other techniques.

Bartolozzi was the portrait engraver par excellence in late 18th century London. To the lower-left is engraved “From the Original Drawing by Hans Holbein”, so Bartolozzi had copied a self-portrait – possibly the small gouache of Holbein now in the Wallace Collection.

Title: Portrait of Hans Holbein. At Kensington Palace.

TEXT Lower Margin Reads Left to Right :

– From the original picture by Hans Holbein.

– Engraved By F.Bartolozzi R A

Historical Engraver To His Majesty.

– Published as the act directs June 25th 1798 By     I Chamberlaine, Brompton Middlesex.

Framed Measurements

Height : 27.75 Inches ( 71 cm ) x Width : 21.5 Inches ( 55 cm ) x Depth : 2.75 Inches ( 7 cm )

Visual Aperture Size Width 40 x Height 56 cm (15.75 x 22 Inches )

Condition:

A little edge toning (left side above shoulder ) commensurate with age and very faint water marks lower border around text, otherwise in lovely order, sharpe, no fading, creases or marks.Looks great for circa 1798 dateline.

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