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Gilbert Soest (circa 1605-1681), Portrait painter

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 51 portraits
Gerard Soest came to England from the Netherlands, where he had trained and was probably born. His earliest dated work was painted in 1646. Although he had a respectable practice, he never established himself in the most fashionable circles in London and was never employed at the court.

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575

Unknown man, formerly known as Sir Henry Vane the Younger

attributed to Gilbert Soest
oil on canvas, feigned oval, circa 1650
NPG 575

166

Thomas Stanley

by Gilbert Soest
oil on canvas, circa 1660
NPG 166

418

Unknown man, formerly known as Thomas Blood

attributed to Gilbert Soest
oil on canvas, 1670s
NPG 418

2468

Samuel Butler

by Gilbert Soest
oil on canvas, 1670s
On display in Room 7 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2468

643

Sir Richard Rainsford

after Gilbert Soest
oil on canvas, feigned oval, (1678)
On display at Royal Courts of Justice, London
NPG 643

1090

Thomas Cartwright

after Gilbert Soest
oil on canvas, (circa 1680)
NPG 1090

D23435

Anne (née de Vere), Lady Fairfax

after Gilbert Soest
etching and line engraving
NPG D23435

D22930

Sir William Sanderson

by William Faithorne, after Gilbert Soest
line engraving, 1658
NPG D22930

D22931

Sir William Sanderson

by William Faithorne, after Gilbert Soest
line engraving, 1658
NPG D22931

D30124

Samuel Butler

after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D30124

D30127

Samuel Butler

after Gilbert Soest
line engraving, late 17th-early 18th century
NPG D30127

D22795

John Kersey

by William Faithorne, after Gilbert Soest
line engraving, published 1673 (1672)
NPG D22795

D22797

John Kersey

by William Faithorne, after Gilbert Soest
line engraving, published 1673 (1672)
NPG D22797

D22798

John Kersey

by William Faithorne, after Gilbert Soest
line engraving, published 1673 (1672)
NPG D22798

D1153

Samuel Butler

after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, circa 1680
NPG D1153

D1154

Samuel Butler

after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, circa 1680
NPG D1154

D939

Samuel Butler

after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, circa 1680
NPG D939

D11440

Elizabeth Cecil (née Brownlow), Countess of Exeter

by Isaac Beckett, published by Alexander Browne, after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, circa 1680-4
NPG D11440

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