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Edward Scriven (1775-1841), Engraver

Artist associated with 206 portraits
An engraver, who trained under Hertfordshire engraver Robert Thew. Thew and Scriven together produced engravings for the London publisher John Boydell and when Thew died in 1802, Scriven replaced him as engraver to the Prince of Wales. Scriven became the eminent engraver of his generation; he produced over 200 portrait engravings. He contributed to several expensively illustrated books and series of engravings, notably The Coronation of his most Sacred Majesty King George IV, published in 1837, recording the appearance and costume of those who took part in the coronation. In around 1820, he was appointed historical engraver to George IV.

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D25508

George Buchanan

by Edward Scriven
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D25508

D26476

Prince Rupert, Count Palatinate

by Edward Scriven, after Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D26476

D32175

Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke of Beauchamps Court

by Edward Scriven, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D32175

D26555

Philip Herbert, 4th Earl of Pembroke

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D26555

D27270

William Harvey

by Edward Scriven, after Cornelius Johnson (Jonson or Jonson van Ceulen)
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D27270

D28107

Anne, Countess of Pembroke (Lady Anne Clifford)

by Edward Scriven, after Daniel Mytens
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D28107

D30043

Thomas Sydenham

by Edward Scriven, after Mary Beale
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D30043

D32847

James Hamilton Stanhope

by Edward Scriven, after Samuel John Stump
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D32847

D10583

Sir William Herschel

by Edward Scriven, after John Russell
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D10583

D35725

Sir William Herschel

by Edward Scriven, published by Charles Knight, after John Russell
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D35725

D1004

Blanche Arundell (nee Somerset), Lady Arundell of Wardour

by Edward Scriven, after William Hilton
line and stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D1004

D7139

Henry Neville, 2nd Earl of Abergavenny

by Edward Scriven, after T. Henwood
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D7139

D13758

Anne Louise Germaine (nee Necker), Madame de Stael-Hollstein

by Edward Scriven, published by Charles Knight, after Francois Pascal Simon, Baron Gerard
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D13758

D16949

Nicholas Pocock

by Edward Scriven, after Isaac Pocock
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D16949

D23445

Fictitious portrait called Amy Robsart (Amy Dudley (nee Robsart), Lady Dudley)

by Edward Scriven, after Margaret Sarah Carpenter (nee Geddes)
stipple engraving, 19th century
NPG D23445

D31923

Henry Blundell

by Edward Scriven, after George Bullock
stipple engraving, 1804
NPG D31923

D9323

Sir William David Evans

by Edward Scriven, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving
NPG D9323

D13660

Thomas Miller

by Edward Scriven, after Henry Edridge
stipple engraving, after 1804
NPG D13660

D5331

Horatio Nelson

by Edward Scriven, after Robert Bowyer
stipple and line engraving, published 1805
NPG D5331

D3249

John Henderson

by Edward Scriven, published by John Cawthorn, after Johann Heinrich Ramberg
line engraving, published 19 April 1806
NPG D3249