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Johann Kerseboom (died 1708), Artist

Artist associated with 32 portraits
Portrait painter Johann Kerseboom initially worked in Germany before coming to England in the 1680s with his uncle, portraitist Frederick Kerseboom. He set up a practice in London as a painter of portraits, where he met with greater success than his elder relative. A number of his portraits were engraved in mezzotint by engravers including John Smith. He is best known for his portrait of Robert Boyle, which became the standard image of the scientist.

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734

Robert Boyle

after Johann Kerseboom
oil on canvas, feigned oval, (circa 1689-1690)
NPG 734

3930

Robert Boyle

after Johann Kerseboom
oil on canvas, (circa 1689-1690)
NPG 3930

5718

Thomas Osborne, 1st Duke of Leeds ('Lord Danby')

by Johann Kerseboom, and Jan van der Vaart
oil on canvas, 1704
On display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5718

D30344

Robert Boyle

by Michael Vandergucht, after Johann Kerseboom
line engraving, late 17th to early 18th century
NPG D30344

D30345

Robert Boyle

by Robert White, after Johann Kerseboom
line engraving, late 17th to early 18th century
NPG D30345

D30348

Robert Boyle

after Johann Kerseboom
line engraving, late 17th to early 18th century
NPG D30348

D11467

John Cooper

by William Faithorne Jr, after Johann Kerseboom
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D11467

D16244

Robert Boyle

by Robert White, after Johann Kerseboom
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D16244

D11674

Thomas Shadwell

by William Faithorne Jr, published by Edward Cooper, after Johann Kerseboom
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D11674

D11901

Sophia Dorothea of Celle

by William Faithorne Jr, published by Edward Cooper, after Johann Kerseboom
mezzotint, circa 1683-1725
NPG D11901

D780

Robert Boyle

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Johann Kerseboom
mezzotint, 1689 (1689)
NPG D780

D781

Robert Boyle

by John Smith, after Johann Kerseboom
mezzotint, 1689 (1689)
NPG D781

D782

Robert Boyle

by Pieter Schenck, after Johann Kerseboom
mezzotint, (circa 1689-1690)
NPG D782

D2985

Mariamne Herbert (née Finch)

by William Faithorne Jr, after Johann Kerseboom
mezzotint, 1690s?
NPG D2985

D2986

Mariamne Herbert (née Finch)

by William Faithorne Jr, after Johann Kerseboom
mezzotint, 1690s?
NPG D2986

D2987

Mariamne Herbert (née Finch)

by William Faithorne Jr, after Johann Kerseboom
mezzotint, 1690s?
NPG D2987

D31551

Charles Moore

by Peter Coombes, after Johann Kerseboom, published by Edward Cooper
mezzotint, circa 1691-1707
NPG D31551

D3766

Charles Moore

by Peter Coombes, published by Edward Cooper, after Johann Kerseboom
mezzotint, circa 1691-1707
NPG D3766

D18694

Grace (née Granville), Countess Granville and Viscountess Carteret

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Johann Kerseboom
mezzotint, 1693
NPG D18694

D2446

Richard Gomeldon

by William Faithorne Jr, after Johann Kerseboom
mezzotint, circa 1695-1705
NPG D2446

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