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John Payne

(1607-1647), Printmaker

Sitter in 4 portraits
Artist associated with 58 portraits
John Payne was the finest native-born engraver working during the reign of Charles I. He was probably the pupil of Dutch engraver Simon De Passe. Over fifty of his plates are known about; although they vary widely in quality, the best are outstanding examples of the art of engraving.

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'Early Masters', by J.W. Cook, published by  John Major - NPG D28380

'Early Masters'

by J.W. Cook, published by John Major
line engraving, published 15 February 1828
NPG D28380

'Early Masters', by J.W. Cook - NPG D28381

'Early Masters'

by J.W. Cook
line engraving, published 1828
NPG D28381

'Early Masters', by J.W. Cook - NPG D29152

'Early Masters'

by J.W. Cook
line engraving, published 1828
NPG D29152

'Early Masters', by J.W. Cook - NPG D30444

'Early Masters'

by J.W. Cook
line engraving, published 1828
NPG D30444


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