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Cornelius Johnson

(1593-1661), Portrait painter

Sitter associated with 3 portraits
Artist associated with 138 portraits
Cornelius Johnson was a Dutch portrait painter, born to Dutch parents in London. He was active in England, at least from 1618 to 1643.Throughout the 1620s Johnson produced numerous portraits of gentry, professional, and court sitters, including Charles II, James II and Mary, Princess of Orange. In 1643, the civil wars prompted him to leave England. He moved to Middelburg in the Netherlands and between 1646 and 1652 he lived in Amsterdam, before settling in Utrecht.

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Richard Zouche, attributed to Cornelius Johnson - NPG 5056

Richard Zouche

attributed to Cornelius Johnson
oil on panel, feigned oval, 1620
NPG 5056

Unknown man, formerly known as Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland, by Cornelius Johnson - NPG 1344

Unknown man, formerly known as Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland

by Cornelius Johnson
oil on panel, 1627
On display in Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1344

Sir Hugh Myddelton, 1st Bt, after Cornelius Johnson - NPG 2192

Sir Hugh Myddelton, 1st Bt

after Cornelius Johnson
oil on canvas, (1628)
On display at Chirk Castle, Wrexham
NPG 2192

Sir Henry Spelman, after Cornelius Johnson - NPG 962

Sir Henry Spelman

after Cornelius Johnson
oil on canvas, (1628?)
NPG 962

Sir Robert Bruce Cotton, 1st Bt, after Cornelius Johnson - NPG 534

Sir Robert Bruce Cotton, 1st Bt

after Cornelius Johnson
oil on canvas, (1629)
On display at Lyme Park, Stockport
NPG 534

Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, after Cornelius Johnson - NPG 716

Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry

after Cornelius Johnson
oil on canvas, (circa 1634)
NPG 716

King Charles II, by Cornelius Johnson - NPG 5103

King Charles II

by Cornelius Johnson
oil on panel, 1639
NPG 5103

King James II, by Cornelius Johnson - NPG 5104

King James II

by Cornelius Johnson
oil on panel, 1639
NPG 5104

Mary, Princess of Orange, by Cornelius Johnson - NPG 5105

Mary, Princess of Orange

by Cornelius Johnson
oil on panel, 1639
NPG 5105

The Capel Family, by Cornelius Johnson - NPG 4759

The Capel Family

by Cornelius Johnson
oil on canvas, circa 1640
On display in Room 5 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4759

Sir William Waller, by Cornelius Johnson - NPG 5819

Sir William Waller

by Cornelius Johnson
oil on canvas, 1643
NPG 5819

King William III, after Cornelius Johnson - NPG 272

King William III

after Cornelius Johnson
oil on canvas, (1657)
NPG 272

Spencer Compton, 2nd Earl of Northampton, copy by Henry Peart the Elder, after  Cornelius Johnson, and  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG 1521

Spencer Compton, 2nd Earl of Northampton

copy by Henry Peart the Elder, after Cornelius Johnson, and Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on canvas, 1680s or 1690s
NPG 1521

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, after Cornelius Johnson - NPG D16667

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham

after Cornelius Johnson
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D16667

Sir Thomas Overbury, by Simon de Passe, after  Cornelius Johnson - NPG D1313

Sir Thomas Overbury

by Simon de Passe, after Cornelius Johnson
engraving, circa 1613
NPG D1313

Sir Thomas Overbury, by Simon de Passe, after  Cornelius Johnson - NPG D8406

Sir Thomas Overbury

by Simon de Passe, after Cornelius Johnson
engraving, circa 1613
NPG D8406

John Milton, after Cornelius Johnson - NPG D38831

John Milton

after Cornelius Johnson
colour halftone, (1618)
NPG D38831

Sir John Webster, Bt, by Theodor Matham, after  Cornelius Johnson - NPG D27225

Sir John Webster, Bt

by Theodor Matham, after Cornelius Johnson
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
NPG D27225

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