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Robert Walker

(1599-1658), Painter

Sitter in 3 portraits
Artist associated with 137 portraits
Walker was a prolific portrait painter, chiefly patronised by Parliamentarians, among them Cromwell, Ireton and Fairfax. He often used poses derived from van Dyck's portraits, but he had a distinct, soft style of his own.

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Adrian Scrope, by or after Robert Walker - NPG 4435

Adrian Scrope

by or after Robert Walker
oil on canvas, 17th century?
NPG 4435

Unknown man, formerly known as John Hampden, attributed to Robert Walker - NPG 1600

Unknown man, formerly known as John Hampden

attributed to Robert Walker
oil on canvas, 1640s
NPG 1600

Robert Walker, by Robert Walker - NPG 753

Robert Walker

by Robert Walker
oil on canvas, circa 1645-1650
NPG 753

John Evelyn, by Robert Walker - NPG 6179

John Evelyn

by Robert Walker
oil on canvas, 1648
On display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6179

Oliver Cromwell, by Robert Walker - NPG 536

Oliver Cromwell

by Robert Walker
oil on canvas, circa 1649
NPG 536

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by William Faithorne, after  Robert Walker - NPG 3624

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by William Faithorne, after Robert Walker
line engraving, feigned oval
NPG 3624

Unknown man, formerly known as William Faithorne, attributed to Robert Walker - NPG 618

Unknown man, formerly known as William Faithorne

attributed to Robert Walker
oil on canvas, circa 1650
NPG 618

Henry Ireton, copy attributed to Robert Walker, after  Samuel Cooper, and  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG 3301

Henry Ireton

copy attributed to Robert Walker, after Samuel Cooper, and Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on canvas, circa 1650
On display in Room 5 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3301

John Lambert, after Robert Walker - NPG 252

John Lambert

after Robert Walker
oil on canvas, (circa 1650-1655)
On display in Room 5 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 252

William Seymour, 2nd Duke of Somerset, by George Perfect Harding, after  Robert Walker - NPG 1645b

William Seymour, 2nd Duke of Somerset

by George Perfect Harding, after Robert Walker
watercolour, 1825-1850
NPG 1645b

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, after Robert Walker - NPG D23433

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

after Robert Walker
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D23433

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by William Faithorne, after  Robert Walker, published by  Thomas Rowlett - NPG D27093

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by William Faithorne, after Robert Walker, published by Thomas Rowlett
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D27093

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, after Robert Walker - NPG D27101

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

after Robert Walker
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D27101

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, after Robert Walker - NPG D27102

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

after Robert Walker
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D27102

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by or published by Hugo Allard (Huijch Allardt), after  Robert Walker - NPG D27105

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by or published by Hugo Allard (Huijch Allardt), after Robert Walker
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D27105

Oliver Cromwell, by Pierre Lombart, after  Robert Walker, published by  Thomas Hinde - NPG D28668

Oliver Cromwell

by Pierre Lombart, after Robert Walker, published by Thomas Hinde
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D28668

Oliver Cromwell, after Robert Walker - NPG D28673

Oliver Cromwell

after Robert Walker
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D28673

Oliver Cromwell, after Robert Walker - NPG D28731

Oliver Cromwell

after Robert Walker
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
NPG D28731

Oliver Cromwell, after Robert Walker - NPG D28732

Oliver Cromwell

after Robert Walker
etching, mid 17th century
NPG D28732

Oliver Cromwell, after Robert Walker - NPG D28736

Oliver Cromwell

after Robert Walker
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
NPG D28736

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