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Oliver Cromwell

Artist:
Engraved and published London by Peter Pelham (American (born England), London 1697–1751 Boston, Massachusetts)
Artist:
After Robert Walker (British, 1595/1610?–?1659)
Sitter:
Oliver Cromwell (British, Huntingdon 1599–1658 London)
Publisher:
John Bowles (British, 1701?–1779)
Date:
1723
Medium:
Mezzotint; first state of two
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed close to platemark): 14 1/16 x 9 15/16 in. (35.7 x 25.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924
Accession Number:
24.90.17
Not on view
Signature:

Inscription: Engraved in plate: "R. Walker pinx. / P. Pelham fecit et excud.t 1723"; inscribed verso in graphite: "Halsey sale"
Frederic R. Halsey (American); Frederic R. Halsey Sale, Anderson Galleries, New York, Part XIII: Feb. 10-14, 1919, lot 120 (2 prints); Charles Allen Munn, purchased at the preceding with 24.90.62; Donor: Charles Allen Munn , 1924
Chaloner Smith 13 i/ii; O'Donoghue 60
John Chaloner Smith British Mezzotinto Portraits...from the introduction of the art to the early part of the present century. Henry Sotheran & Company, vols. 1-4, 1878–83, vol. III, pp. 969-70, no.13 i/ii.

Freeman O'Donoghue Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits Preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. vols. 1-5, London, 1908–22, vol. I, p. 529, no. 60.

Anderson Galleries, New York, Frederic R. Halsey Frederick R. Halsey Collection of Prints. Parts I-XIII Anderson Galleries, New York. 1916–19, Part XIII, Feb. 10-14, 1919, lot 120 (two prints).

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