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Room 6
Science and the Arts in the 17th Century

This room has as its central focus a portrait of the diarist John Evelyn, one of two portraits with skulls in this space. The displays includes portraits of John Milton, William Harvey and John Bunyan, and two artist self-portraits in the corners of the room - Mary Beale and Sir Peter Lely.

Room introduction

See also: Room 6: miniature case

13 portraits on display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery

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1344

Unknown man, formerly known as Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland

by Cornelius Johnson (Jonson or Jonson van Ceulen)
oil on panel, 1627
On display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1344

1887

Unknown man, formerly known as Cornelius Johnson (Jonson or Jonson van Ceulen)

by Cornelius Johnson (Jonson or Jonson van Ceulen)
oil on canvas, 1636
On display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1887

5103

King Charles II

by Cornelius Johnson (Jonson or Jonson van Ceulen)
oil on panel, 1639
On display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5103

4815

Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry

by Cornelius Johnson (Jonson or Jonson van Ceulen)
oil on canvas, 1639
On display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4815

5104

King James II

by Cornelius Johnson (Jonson or Jonson van Ceulen)
oil on panel, 1639
On display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5104

5105

Mary, Princess of Orange

by Cornelius Johnson (Jonson or Jonson van Ceulen)
oil on panel, 1639
On display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5105

272

King William III

after Cornelius Johnson (Jonson or Jonson van Ceulen)
oil on canvas, (1657)
On display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 272

D27225

Sir John Webster, Bt

by Theodor Matham, after Cornelius Johnson (Jonson or Jonson van Ceulen)
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
On display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D27225

D43045

Anna Maria van Schurman

by Cornelis van Dalen the Younger, published by Frederick de Wit, after Cornelius Johnson (Jonson or Jonson van Ceulen)
line engraving, mid 17th century
On display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D43045

D11124

Sir Edward Dering, 1st Bt

by George Glover, after Cornelius Johnson (Jonson or Jonson van Ceulen)
line engraving, published 1640
On display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D11124

D37363

Susanna Lister (née Temple), Lady Lister

by Robert White, after Cornelius Johnson (Jonson or Jonson van Ceulen)
line engraving, late 17th century
On display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D37363

D42863

Cornelius Johnson (Jonson or Jonson van Ceulen)

by Thomas Chambers (Chambars)
line engraving, published 1762
On display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D42863

D43049

Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry

by J. Parker, published by Harding, Triphook & Lepard, after Cornelius Johnson (Jonson or Jonson van Ceulen)
stipple engraving, published 1 January 1825
On display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D43049