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Imitations of Original Drawings by Hans Holbein, in the Collection of His Majesty, for the Portraits of Illustrious Persons of the Court of Henry VIII

1792[–1800]
Engraved by Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), Engraved by Conrad Martin Metz (German, 1749–1827), Engraved by Charles Knight (English, 1743–1826), After Hans Holbein, the Younger (German, 1497 or 1498–1543), Printer William Bulmer (English, 1757–1830), Publisher John Chamberlaine (English, 1745–1812)


Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

ESTC (RLIN): T140028; Abbey, Life in England, 205; Ray, Illustrator and Book in England, 19

Dimensions

Overall: 56 x 43 x 5 cm (22 1/16 x 16 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2494

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 84 color stipple engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(London: W. Bulmer, for John Chamberlaine, 1792[-1800]) Large folio; 71 leaves, plus 83 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped red morocco.

Reproductive engravings after portrait drawings by Hans Holbein the Younger


London: W. Bulmer, for John Chamberlaine, 1792[-1800]

Provenance

Acquired in 1918 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent