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Robert White (1645-1703), Engraver

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 589 portraits
Robert White, draughtsman and engraver, was born in London and was apprenticed to David Loggan, whose position as the leading line engraver for the print trade he later inherited. His output was huge, and in fact has never been fully documented. White's principal activity was as a portrait engraver. He usually engraved these from his own drawings, made from life in black lead on vellum. The majority of his portraits were made on commission from publishers who used them as frontispieces for books. As well as frontispieces, he engraved book-plates, almanacs and architectural views. His son, George White, was also an engraver.

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521

Richard Baxter

after Robert White
oil on canvas, (1670)
NPG 521

875

Richard Baxter

after Robert White
oil on copper, (1670)
NPG 875

1969

Sir Thomas Browne

after Robert White
plumbago on vellum, late 17th century
NPG 1969

634

Titus Oates

by Robert White
line engraving, engraved 1679
NPG 634

1525

Thomas Tenison

after an engraving by Robert White
oil on canvas, (circa 1695-1702)
NPG 1525

638

Sir George Treby

by Robert White
line engraving, 1700
NPG 638

5118

William Fleetwood

by Bernard Lens (III), after a drawing by Robert White
watercolour on ivory, (before 1705)
NPG 5118

D20472

Anne, Countess of Pembroke (Lady Anne Clifford)

by Robert White, after Unknown artist
line engraving, 1603
NPG D20472

D28103

Anne, Countess of Pembroke (Lady Anne Clifford)

by Robert White
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
NPG D28103

D29280

King Charles II

by Robert White
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D29280

D29321

Henry, Duke of Gloucester

by Robert White
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D29321

D29730

Richard Baxter

by or after Robert White
line engraving, mid-late 17th century
NPG D29730

D30572

Elizabeth Roydon (née Thorowgood), Lady Roydon

by Robert White, after Unknown artist
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
NPG D30572

D13681

Anne, Countess of Pembroke (Lady Anne Clifford)

by Robert White, after Unknown artist
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
NPG D13681

D26317

King Charles I

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D26317

D29922

Sir George Rawdon, 1st Bt

by Robert White
line engraving, circa 1667
NPG D29922

D5590

Sir George Rawdon, 1st Bt

by Robert White
line engraving, circa 1667
NPG D5590

D26092

Sir Edward Coke

by Robert White
line engraving, 1669
NPG D26092

D26958

Sir George Croke

by Robert White
line engraving, 1669
NPG D26958