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Creator:
Vertue, George, 1684-1756.
Title:
The heads of the kings of England : proper for Mr. Rapin's History, translated by N. Tindal ... : viz. Egbert First, monarch of England, Alfred the Great, Canute the Dane, William the Conquerer, first of the Norman line, and all the succeeding kings and sovereign queens to the Revolution : with some of the most illustrious princes of the royal family / collected, drawn, and engraven, with ornaments and decorations, by George Vertue ; to which are added, the heads of Mr. Rapin and N. Tindal ... ; and an account of the several heads, of the antiquities that have been followed, and of the pictures copied for engraving them ; also, twenty two plates of the monuments of the kings of England, with their epitaphs, and inscriptions, and a brief historical account of them.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for James, John, and Paul Knapton, at the Crown in Ludgate-Street, 1736.
Physical Description:
12 p., [42] leaves of plates : chiefly ports. ; 42 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A D 51
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Plates by George Vertue and Bernard Picart; after Hans Holbein, Antonio More, Titian, Isaac Oliver, Lucas de Heere, Gerard van Honthorst, Anthonie van Dyck, Paulus Vansomer, Samuel Cooper, Peter Lely, Godfrey Kneller, and George Knapton.
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1736.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Portraits.
Knapton (James, John, and Paul) -- Publisher.
Contributors:
Tindal, N. (Nicholas), 1687-1774. History of England.
Rapin de Thoyras, M. (Paul), 1661-1725. History of England.
Holbein, Hans, 1497-1543, ill.
Oliver, Isaac, 1556?-1617, ill.
Heere, Luc de, 1534-1584, ill.
Honthorst, Gerard van, 1592-1656, ill.
Van Dyck, Anthony, 1599-1641, ill.
Cooper, Samuel, 1609-1672, ill.
Lely, Peter, Sir, 1618-1680, ill.
Kneller, Godfrey, Sir, 1646-1723, ill.
Knapton, George, 1698-1778, ill.
Vertue, George, 1684-1756, engraver.
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