|Artist||Frederick Hendrik van Hove|
|Published||[Printed by J. M. for John Starkey at the Mitre in Fleet Street near Temple Bar, MDCLXXIX]|
|Dimensions||Image 182 x 153, Plate 242 x 157, Sheet 294 x 190 mm|
A portrait of the Turkish Emperor Sultan Ibrahim (ruled 1640-1648), depicted in grand headwear and a fur lined cape. From Paul Rycaut's 'The History of the Turkish Empire from the Year 1640. to the Year 1677', first published in 1679.
Frederick Hendrick Van Hove (circa 1628-1698) was an engraver born in The Hague. He studied under F. Bouttats in Antwerp before moving back to work in his hometown as a draughtsman and engraver. He came to London in around 1692, where he worked for the last years of his life.
Sir Paul Rycaut FRS (23 December 1629–16 November 1700) was a British diplomat and historian, and an authority on the Ottoman Empire.
Condition: Time toned. Surface dirt