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Peter Oliver (circa 1589-1647), Miniature painter; eldest son of Isaac Oliver

Sitter in 4 portraits
Artist associated with 17 portraits
The eldest son of Isaac Oliver, Peter trained in his father's studio but developed his own softer style. As a miniature painter, Peter was in demand both inside and outside royal circles of his day. From the 1620s he was engaged primarily in making miniature copies of Old Masters.

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Peter Oliver

by Peter Oliver
graphite and watercolour on card, circa 1625-1630
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4853

D28052

Peter Oliver

after Unknown artist, possibly after Adriaen Hanneman
line engraving, mid to late 18th century
NPG D28052

D28053

Peter Oliver

by Thomas Chambers (Chambars), after Peter Oliver
line engraving, published 1762
NPG D28053

D28054

Peter Oliver

by Thomas Chambers (Chambars), after Peter Oliver
line engraving, published 1762
NPG D28054

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