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Thomas Cross (active 1644-1682), Engraver

Artist associated with 156 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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D24297

Desiderius Erasmus

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

D25253

Henry Smith

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

D5222

Philip Massinger

after Thomas Cross
stipple engraving, (1623)
NPG D5222

D5223

Philip Massinger

after Thomas Cross
stipple engraving, (1623)
NPG D5223

D26020

John Dod

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

D26102

Sir Henry Hobart, Bt

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

D26253

Huigh De Groot (Hugo Grotius)

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

D26256

Huigh De Groot (Hugo Grotius)

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

D26810

Tobias Crisp

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

D26828

Francis Roberts

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

D26881

Richard Carpenter

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

D27278

Abdiah Cole

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

D27279

Abdiah Cole

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

D27288

Dr Morton

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

D27812

Richard Brome

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

D28609

Stephen de Gamarra

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

D28629

John Amos Comenius

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

D29057

Leonard Willan

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

D29058

Leonard Willan

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