Sultan Mahomet the 4th the Present Emperor of the Turkes

Method Copper engraving
Artist Frederick Hendrik van Hove
Published [Printed by J. M. for John Starkey at the Mitre in Fleet Street near Temple Bar, 1680]
Dimensions Image 177 x 145, Plate 241 x 156, Sheet 294 x 187 mm
Notes A portrait of the Turkish Emperor Sultan Mahomet IV (ruled 1642-1693), wearing an ornate feathered turban and carrying a sceptre. 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. Glue stains to right margin together with small losses. Paper wear, surface dirt and some foxing.
Framing unmounted
Price £120.00
Stock ID 45638