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Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling)

(1640-1690), Engraver, draughtsman and print publisher

Artist associated with 69 portraits
Abraham Blooteling, a pupil of Van Dalen, was a portrait engraver. However, his major contribution was in the development of the new technique of mezzotint, specifically, the invention of the rocker, the tool used in the technique. He introduced the mezzotint into England, where the technique was adopted with such success that it later became known as the 'English Manner'.

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Constantine Huygens, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Bernard Vaillant - NPG D26287

Constantine Huygens

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Bernard Vaillant
mezzotint, mid to late 17th century
NPG D26287

Cecil Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling) - NPG D28801

Cecil Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling)
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
NPG D28801

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29492

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D29492

Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of Sandwich, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29498

Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of Sandwich

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
NPG D29498

Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of Sandwich, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29499

Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of Sandwich

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
NPG D29499

Cecil Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Unknown artist - NPG D13820

Cecil Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Unknown artist
line engraving, 1657
NPG D13820

Charles Stanley, 8th Earl of Derby, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Unknown artist - NPG D35033

Charles Stanley, 8th Earl of Derby

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Unknown artist
mezzotint, 1660s-1670s
NPG D35033

Charles Stanley, 8th Earl of Derby, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Unknown artist - NPG D1741

Charles Stanley, 8th Earl of Derby

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Unknown artist
mezzotint, 1660s-1670s
NPG D1741

Abraham Simon, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D5988

Abraham Simon

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint
NPG D5988

Edward Stillingfleet, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D6869

Edward Stillingfleet

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving
NPG D6869

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D18607

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, 1660s
NPG D18607

James Scott, Duke of Monmouth and Buccleuch, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D19810

James Scott, Duke of Monmouth and Buccleuch

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, circa 1660-1690
NPG D19810

King Charles II, published by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D19814

King Charles II

published by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Anthony van Dyck
mezzotint, circa 1660-1690
NPG D19814

Catherine of Braganza, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29289

Catherine of Braganza

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, before 1680 (circa 1666)
NPG D29289

Catherine of Braganza, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), published by  John Lloyd, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29298

Catherine of Braganza

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), published by John Lloyd, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D29298

Queen Mary II, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29330

Queen Mary II

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D29330

Thomas Osborne, 1st Duke of Leeds ('Lord Danby'), by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29343

Thomas Osborne, 1st Duke of Leeds ('Lord Danby')

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29343

Henry Bennet, 1st Earl of Arlington, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), published by  John Lloyd - NPG D29367

Henry Bennet, 1st Earl of Arlington

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), published by John Lloyd
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D29367

James Beauclerk, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling) - NPG D29515

James Beauclerk

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling)
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29515

James Beauclerk, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling) - NPG D29516

James Beauclerk

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling)
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29516

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