King William and Queen Mary at Kensington Palace Pair Engravings Couple - EnglandKing William and Queen Mary at Kensington Palace Pair Engravings Couple - EnglandKing William and Queen Mary at Kensington Palace Pair Engravings Couple - England

Fine pair of antique engravings / portraying King William and Queen Mary engraved for Harrison's edition of The History of England by Rapin. Inscription on each page reads as follows:

London, Engraved for Harrison's Edition of Rapin,
K. WILLIAM. III.
At Kensington Palace
G. Kneller Pinxt.
Goldar Sculp.
Publish'd as the Act directs October 23, 1784.

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London, Engraved for Harrison's Edition of Rapin,
Q. MARY.
At Kensington Palace
G. Kneller Pinxt.
Goldar Sculp.
Publish'd as the Act directs Jany. 8th, 1785.

Sir Godfrey Kneller (1646-1723) was a German-born British court painter who painted the original portraits after which these engravings were made.
John GOLDAR (1729-1795) was an English engraver whose work included illustrating The History of England (1789) for John Harrison which was based on that by Paul de Rapin. Paul de Rapin (1661– 1725) was a French historian who wrote a ten tome History of England. Volume X covered the reigns of James II and William III and Mary II.

Both engravings come ready to display beautifully matted and framed. In very good used condition with toning and minor foxing as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.

Measurements: Frames: 17" by 12 3/4" approximately.

Item ID: 3136


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King William and Queen Mary at Kensington Palace Pair Engravings Couple - England

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