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Thomas Cross

(active 1644-1682), Engraver

Artist associated with 167 portraits
Thomas Cross was an engraver who produced numerous portraits of authors for frontispieces as well as title pages for books. He was a specialist in engraving shorthand manuals, and was himself the inventor of a shorthand system. Around 144 plates by Cross are known of, of which eighty-four are portraits and forty-five are frontispieces.

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Desiderius Erasmus, possibly by Thomas Cross - NPG D24297

Desiderius Erasmus

possibly by Thomas Cross
line engraving, possibly 17th century
NPG D24297

Henry Smith, possibly by Thomas Cross - NPG D25253

Henry Smith

possibly by Thomas Cross
line engraving, possibly early 17th century
NPG D25253

Philip Massinger, after Thomas Cross - NPG D5222

Philip Massinger

after Thomas Cross
stipple engraving, (1623)
NPG D5222

Philip Massinger, after Thomas Cross - NPG D5223

Philip Massinger

after Thomas Cross
stipple engraving, (1623)
NPG D5223

John Dod, by Thomas Cross - NPG D26020

John Dod

by Thomas Cross
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D26020

Sir Henry Hobart, Bt, possibly by Thomas Cross - NPG D26102

Sir Henry Hobart, Bt

possibly by Thomas Cross
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
NPG D26102

Huigh De Groot (Hugo Grotius), by Thomas Cross - NPG D26253

Huigh De Groot (Hugo Grotius)

by Thomas Cross
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
NPG D26253

Huigh De Groot (Hugo Grotius), by Thomas Cross - NPG D26256

Huigh De Groot (Hugo Grotius)

by Thomas Cross
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D26256

Tobias Crisp, probably by Thomas Cross - NPG D26810

Tobias Crisp

probably by Thomas Cross
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
NPG D26810

Francis Roberts, by Thomas Cross - NPG D26828

Francis Roberts

by Thomas Cross
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
NPG D26828

Richard Carpenter, by Thomas Cross - NPG D26881

Richard Carpenter

by Thomas Cross
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
NPG D26881

Abdiah Cole, by Thomas Cross - NPG D27278

Abdiah Cole

by Thomas Cross
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
NPG D27278

Abdiah Cole, by Thomas Cross - NPG D27279

Abdiah Cole

by Thomas Cross
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
NPG D27279

Dr Morton, by Thomas Cross - NPG D27288

Dr Morton

by Thomas Cross
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
NPG D27288

Richard Brome, by Thomas Cross - NPG D27812

Richard Brome

by Thomas Cross
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D27812

Stephen de Gamarra, by Thomas Cross - NPG D28609

Stephen de Gamarra

by Thomas Cross
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
NPG D28609

John Amos Comenius, by Thomas Cross - NPG D28629

John Amos Comenius

by Thomas Cross
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
NPG D28629

Leonard Willan, by Thomas Cross - NPG D29057

Leonard Willan

by Thomas Cross
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D29057

Leonard Willan, by Thomas Cross - NPG D29058

Leonard Willan

by Thomas Cross
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D29058

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