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Sir John Fortescu, Lord Chancellor, frontispiece to Edward Waterhouse, 'Fortescutus Illustratus, or a Commentary of that Nervous Treatise de Laudibus Legum Angliae, written by Sir John Fortescue' (London, 1663
Sir John Fortescu, Lord Chancellor, frontispiece to Edward Waterhouse, 'Fortescutus Illustratus, or a Commentary of that Nervous Treatise de Laudibus Legum Angliae, written by Sir John Fortescue' (London, 1663
Date:
1663
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
23.8 x 14.8 cm (image)
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.30149
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Portrait of Sir John Fortesque, Lord Chief Justice and Chancellor of England under King Henry VI. Looks pious and reverent. Wearing unadorned hat (stiff cap), robe. Hands held together as if he is praying. Ring on index finger of right hand.