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Sir Robert Peake

(circa 1605-1667), Printseller and royalist army officer

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 61 portraits
Robert Peake was the grandson of Tudor artist Robert Peake the Elder. His father, William Peake, was a printseller, and on his death in 1639, Robert inherited and continued the business. He published many of the finest prints of the 1640s, by engravers including William Faithorne, Edward Pierce and Wenceslaus Hollar. At the outbreak of civil war in 1642, Peake joined the royalist army. He was knighted by Charles I after serving with distinction at Oxford. He was imprisoned and then exiled for refusing to take the oath to Oliver Cromwell.

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Walter Curll, by Thomas Cecill, published by  Sir Robert Peake - NPG D26724

Walter Curll

by Thomas Cecill, published by Sir Robert Peake
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D26724

King Charles II, possibly by William Faithorne, published by  Sir Robert Peake - NPG D26422

King Charles II

possibly by William Faithorne, published by Sir Robert Peake
etching and line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D26422

King Charles II, possibly by William Faithorne, published by  Sir Robert Peake - NPG D26427

King Charles II

possibly by William Faithorne, published by Sir Robert Peake
etching and line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D26427

Philip Herbert, 4th Earl of Pembroke and Edward Sackville, 4th Earl of Dorset, possibly by George Glover, published by  Sir Robert Peake - NPG D26554

Philip Herbert, 4th Earl of Pembroke and Edward Sackville, 4th Earl of Dorset

possibly by George Glover, published by Sir Robert Peake
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D26554

William Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele, possibly by William Faithorne, published by  Sir Robert Peake - NPG D26625

William Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele

possibly by William Faithorne, published by Sir Robert Peake
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D26625

John Howson, by Martin Droeshout, published by  Sir Robert Peake - NPG D26718

John Howson

by Martin Droeshout, published by Sir Robert Peake
line engraving, published 1630s
NPG D26718

Henrietta Maria, probably by William Faithorne, published by  Sir Robert Peake - NPG D16470

Henrietta Maria

probably by William Faithorne, published by Sir Robert Peake
line engraving, published 1639-1642
NPG D16470

King Richard III, sold by Sir Robert Peake, probably after  William Faithorne - NPG D21256

King Richard III

sold by Sir Robert Peake, probably after William Faithorne
etching, early 1640s
NPG D21256

Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex, published by Sir Robert Peake - NPG D21322

Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex

published by Sir Robert Peake
etching, early 1640s
NPG D21322

Fictitious portrait called King Stephen, published by Sir Robert Peake, probably after  William Faithorne - NPG D21425

Fictitious portrait called King Stephen

published by Sir Robert Peake, probably after William Faithorne
etching, early 1640s
NPG D21425

James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton, by William Faithorne, published by  Sir Robert Peake, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D22766

James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton

by William Faithorne, published by Sir Robert Peake, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, early 1640s
NPG D22766

King William II ('Rufus'); King Henry I (fictitious portraits), probably by William Faithorne, published by  Sir Robert Peake - NPG D22800

King William II ('Rufus'); King Henry I (fictitious portraits)

probably by William Faithorne, published by Sir Robert Peake
line engraving, circa 1640
NPG D22800

King Stephen; King Henry II (fictitious portraits), probably by William Faithorne, published by  Sir Robert Peake - NPG D22801

King Stephen; King Henry II (fictitious portraits)

probably by William Faithorne, published by Sir Robert Peake
line engraving, circa 1640
NPG D22801

King Richard I ('the Lionheart'); King John (fictitious portraits), probably by William Faithorne, published by  Sir Robert Peake - NPG D22802

King Richard I ('the Lionheart'); King John (fictitious portraits)

probably by William Faithorne, published by Sir Robert Peake
line engraving, circa 1640
NPG D22802

King Henry III; King Edward I (fictitious portraits), probably by William Faithorne, published by  Sir Robert Peake - NPG D22803

King Henry III; King Edward I (fictitious portraits)

probably by William Faithorne, published by Sir Robert Peake
line engraving, circa 1640
NPG D22803

King Edward II; King Edward III (fictitious portraits), probably by William Faithorne, published by  Sir Robert Peake - NPG D22804

King Edward II; King Edward III (fictitious portraits)

probably by William Faithorne, published by Sir Robert Peake
line engraving, circa 1640
NPG D22804

King Henry IV, probably by William Faithorne, published by  Sir Robert Peake - NPG D22806

King Henry IV

probably by William Faithorne, published by Sir Robert Peake
line engraving, circa 1640
NPG D22806

King Henry V; King Henry VI, probably by William Faithorne, published by  Sir Robert Peake - NPG D22807

King Henry V; King Henry VI

probably by William Faithorne, published by Sir Robert Peake
line engraving, circa 1640
NPG D22807

King Edward IV; fictitious portrait called King Edward V, probably by William Faithorne, published by  Sir Robert Peake - NPG D22808

King Edward IV; fictitious portrait called King Edward V

probably by William Faithorne, published by Sir Robert Peake
line engraving, circa 1640
NPG D22808

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