Joannes Owenus Cambro Britannus Oxoniensis.

Method Copper engraving
Artist [Anonymous]
Published c. 1669
Dimensions Image 84 x 47 mm, Sheet 85 x 48 mm
Notes A bust length portrait of John Owen wearing a laurel wreath, in an oval held up by two putti. This print was the frontis to his Epigrams, 1669.

John Owen (c.1564-c.1622/8) was a celebrated epigrammist. Born in Wales, he was educated at Winchester and then at New College, Oxford where he graduated in 1590 with a Bachelor of Civil Law. He was a fellow at New College from 1584 until 1591 when he left to go teach. There are eleven books of Owen's epigrams.

O'Donoghue 1

Condition: Good impression, trimmed just outside the image border.
Framing unmounted
Price £25.00
Stock ID 44651