Portrait, half-length to right, looking to front; wearing an ornate dark robe over buttoned coat, and broad collar; in an oval frame, with snake around staff on top [Esculapius], feathers behind, and drawing of part of a skeleton on left, placed on a table on which lie books, bottles, skull, papers, flowers and a stand with pens; coat of arms and books in front; illustration to Tindal’s ‘The continuation of Mr. Rapin’s History of England’ (London); published by John Knapton. Lettered on oval with title and dates “obt. 1675. Aeta 54”, and in lower margin “in the possession o Bronne Willis Esqr”, and the production detail, “G. Vertue Sculp 1742 / Impensis J. & P. Knapton Londini 1742”.