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John Colet

(1467?-1519), Founder of St Paul's School

Sitter in 16 portraits
Dean of St Paul's and founder in 1510 of St Paul's School; ecclesiastical reformer and friend of Erasmus and Sir Thomas More.

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John Colet, by Pietro Torrigiano - NPG 4823

John Colet

by Pietro Torrigiano
plaster cast of bust, circa 1518
NPG 4823

John Colet, by Magdalena de Passe, by  Willem de Passe - NPG D23138

John Colet

by Magdalena de Passe, by Willem de Passe
line engraving, published 1620
NPG D23138

John Colet, by Magdalena de Passe, by  Willem de Passe - NPG D23147

John Colet

by Magdalena de Passe, by Willem de Passe
line engraving, published 1620
NPG D23147

John Colet, by Magdalena de Passe, or by  Willem de Passe - NPG D24288

John Colet

by Magdalena de Passe, or by Willem de Passe
line engraving, published 1620
NPG D24288

Monument to John Colet in St. Paul's Cathedral, possibly by Wenceslaus Hollar - NPG D24287

Monument to John Colet in St. Paul's Cathedral

possibly by Wenceslaus Hollar
line engraving, possibly mid 17th century
NPG D24287

John Colet, after Magdalena de Passe, and after  Willem de Passe - NPG D46011

John Colet

after Magdalena de Passe, and after Willem de Passe
line engraving, circa 1651
NPG D46011

John Colet, by William Faithorne - NPG D22703

John Colet

by William Faithorne
line engraving, published 1684
NPG D22703

John Colet, by William Faithorne - NPG D22705

John Colet

by William Faithorne
line engraving, published 1684
NPG D22705

John Colet, by John Sturt, after  Unknown artist - NPG D22704

John Colet

by John Sturt, after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1693
NPG D22704

John Colet, by B. Cole - NPG D24284

John Colet

by B. Cole
line engraving, probably early to mid 18th century
NPG D24284

John Colet, after Unknown artist - NPG D24285

John Colet

after Unknown artist
line engraving, possibly 18th century
NPG D24285

John Colet, by Richard Houston, published by  Henry Parker, published by  Elizabeth Bakewell - NPG D19775

John Colet

by Richard Houston, published by Henry Parker, published by Elizabeth Bakewell
mezzotint, circa 1750-1775
NPG D19775

John Colet, by Charles Grignion - NPG D24286

John Colet

by Charles Grignion
line engraving, published 1795
NPG D24286

John Colet, after Unknown artist - NPG D24283

John Colet

after Unknown artist
etching, possibly early 19th century
NPG D24283

John Colet, after Sir William Segar - NPG D46010

John Colet

after Sir William Segar
chromolithograph, circa 1884 (1585-1586)
NPG D46010

John Colet, by Unknown engraver - NPG D18754

John Colet

by Unknown engraver
line engraving
NPG D18754

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