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Robert Vaughan

(circa 1600-circa 1660), Artist

Sitter in 4 portraits
Artist associated with 77 portraits
A versatile line engraver, producing portraits, maps, bookplates, series of prints and the occasional broadsheet. His portraits ranged from leaders such as Sir Francis Drake to contemporaries, including the lawyer Sir George Croke. Vaughan may have been interested in alchemical magic: Elias Ashmole's Theatrum chemicum Britannicum (1652), an anthology of poems on alchemy, is illustrated with Vaughan's engravings, and throughout his working life he was associated with the alchemist poet Thomas Vaughan. In 1651, Vaughan, a royalist supporter during the civil wars, was indicted by the Commonwealth authorities for publishing a portrait print of the recently executed King, Charles I.

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Geoffrey Chaucer, by Robert Vaughan - NPG D24079

Geoffrey Chaucer

by Robert Vaughan
line engraving, probably 17th century
NPG D24079

Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba, by Robert Vaughan - NPG D25002

Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba

by Robert Vaughan
line engraving, probably 17th century
NPG D25002

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, by Robert Vaughan - NPG D25163

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

by Robert Vaughan
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D25163

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, by Robert Vaughan - NPG D25164

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

by Robert Vaughan
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D25164

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, by Robert Vaughan - NPG D25166

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

by Robert Vaughan
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D25166

King James I of England and VI of Scotland, by Robert Vaughan - NPG D25680

King James I of England and VI of Scotland

by Robert Vaughan
line engraving, probably early to mid 17th century
NPG D25680

Arthur Hildersham, by Robert Vaughan - NPG D26022

Arthur Hildersham

by Robert Vaughan
line engraving, early to mid 17th century
NPG D26022

King James I of England and VI of Scotland, by Robert Vaughan, after  Unknown artist - NPG D18239

King James I of England and VI of Scotland

by Robert Vaughan, after Unknown artist
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D18239

King James I of England and VI of Scotland, by Robert Vaughan, after  Unknown artist - NPG D18238

King James I of England and VI of Scotland

by Robert Vaughan, after Unknown artist
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D18238

James Hamilton, 2nd Marquess of Hamilton, by Robert Vaughan, published by  Roger Daniel, after  Unknown artist - NPG D33001

James Hamilton, 2nd Marquess of Hamilton

by Robert Vaughan, published by Roger Daniel, after Unknown artist
etching, after 1619
NPG D33001

James Hamilton, 2nd Marquess of Hamilton, by Robert Vaughan, published by  Roger Daniel, after  Unknown artist - NPG D33002

James Hamilton, 2nd Marquess of Hamilton

by Robert Vaughan, published by Roger Daniel, after Unknown artist
etching, after 1619
NPG D33002

Henry de Vere, 18th Earl of Oxford, by Robert Vaughan, published by  Compton Holland - NPG D33727

Henry de Vere, 18th Earl of Oxford

by Robert Vaughan, published by Compton Holland
line engraving, circa 1619-1622
NPG D33727

Called John Fisher, by Robert Vaughan, after  Unknown artist - NPG D35476

Called John Fisher

by Robert Vaughan, after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1625-1655
NPG D35476

Sir Thomas Littleton (Lyttleton), by Robert Vaughan, after  Unknown artist - NPG D24048

Sir Thomas Littleton (Lyttleton)

by Robert Vaughan, after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1628
NPG D24048

Sir Thomas Littleton (Lyttleton), by Robert Vaughan, after  Unknown artist - NPG D42344

Sir Thomas Littleton (Lyttleton)

by Robert Vaughan, after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1628
NPG D42344

Sir Thomas Littleton (Lyttleton), by Robert Vaughan, after  Unknown artist - NPG D18927

Sir Thomas Littleton (Lyttleton)

by Robert Vaughan, after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1628
NPG D18927

Sir Francis Drake, by Robert Vaughan - NPG D25414

Sir Francis Drake

by Robert Vaughan
line engraving, probably mid 17th century
NPG D25414

Princess Elizabeth, by Robert Vaughan, published by  Thomas Jenner - NPG D26441

Princess Elizabeth

by Robert Vaughan, published by Thomas Jenner
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D26441

James Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 4th Duke of Lennox, by Robert Vaughan, sold by  William Riddiard, after  George Geldorp - NPG D26583

James Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 4th Duke of Lennox

by Robert Vaughan, sold by William Riddiard, after George Geldorp
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D26583

James Ussher, by Robert Vaughan - NPG D26753

James Ussher

by Robert Vaughan
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D26753

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