Robert Nanteuil (c. 1623 – 1678)

John Evelyn Paris, about 1650 Engraving This engraving portrays Sir John Evelyn (1620-1706), the English writer known for his publications on culture, politics and the arts. Evelyn commissioned this portrait by Nanteuil whilst visiting Paris during the early 1650s. It is set in a simple oval and rests on an architectural plinth that is covered … Read more