The 1st Baron Burghley - William Cecil (13 September 1521 – 4 August 1598) was an English statesman, the chief advisor of Queen Elizabeth I for most of her reign, twice Secretary of State (1550–1553 and 1558–1572) and Lord High Treasurer from 1572. He was the founder of the Cecil dynasty which has produced many politicians including two Prime Ministers Size approx. 45mm x 50mm (1 3/4
After John Constable (1776–1837) Painted c. 1825 This timeless image of England's most famous medieval church is one of his most celebrated works, and was commissioned by one of his closest friends, John Fisher, The Bishop of Salisbury. Constable visited Salisbury in 1820 and made a series of oil sketches of the cathedral, which served as the model for this composition. Constable was an English Romantic painter.
After Rogelio De Egusquiza Barrena (1845 – 1915) A miniature portrait of a Lady in a Blue Dress after the Spainish painter,Rogelio de Egusquiza Barrena. A series of his fantastic Wagnerian etchings were published in England in 1894. In 1898 he was elected an Associate of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers . Size approx. 68mm x 88mm (2 5/8