Lord Chancellor Talbot 1684-1737, 1739

  • Jacob Houbraken, Dutch, 1698-1780
  • John Vanderbank, English, 1694-1739

Engraving and etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 14 7/8 × 9 1/4 inches (37.8 × 23.5 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S624

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Scales (weighing devices)
  • Portrait
  • Engraving (print)
  • Etching
  • Coat of arms
  • Chancellor
  • Nobleman
  • Ornamentation

Signed and dated, in plate, below image, lower right: J. Houbraken sculps. Amst. 1739.

Inscribed, in plate, around top half of portrait medallion: CHARLES LORD TALBOT LORD HIGH CHANCELLOR Inscribed, below image, lower left: I. Vanderbank pinx. Inscribed, lower center: In the Possession of the Right Hon: William Lord Talbot. Inscribed, lower right: Impensis I. & P. Knapton Londini. 1740.

November 1886, Leavitt sale. Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Jacob Houbraken; after John Vanderbank, Lord Chancellor Talbot 1684-1737, 1739, engraving and etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S624.