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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 II, 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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D26287

Constantine Huygens

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

D28801

Cecil Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore

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

D29492

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

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

D29498

Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of Sandwich

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

D29499

Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of Sandwich

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

D13820

Cecil Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore

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

D35033

Charles Stanley, 8th Earl of Derby

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

D1741

Charles Stanley, 8th Earl of Derby

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

D5988

Abraham Simon

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

D6869

Edward Stillingfleet

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

D18607

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

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

D19810

James Scott, Duke of Monmouth and Buccleuch

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

D19814

King Charles II

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

D29289

Catherine of Braganza

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

D29298

Catherine of Braganza

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

D29330

Queen Mary II

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

D29343

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

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

D29367

Henry Bennet, 1st Earl of Arlington

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

D29515

James Beauclerk

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

D29516

James Beauclerk

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

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