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John Dryden. London: I & P Knapton, c. 1741. $250.00

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"John Dryden"
An engraving based upon a painting from the collection of the late Earl of Oxford.

Portrait engraving by Houbraken ater Kneller from a series of important British figures based on painted portraits from famous collections. Published by I & P Knapton in London, c. 1741. Each subject is shown in a classical pose and placed in an architectural surrounding.

Copperplate engraving.
 Framed in Black-painted Dutch ripple-style frames.
23 ¾ x 17 ¾ inches, overall.