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Magdalena de Passe

(1600-1638), Engraver

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist associated with 136 portraits
The daughter of prominent Dutch engraver and publisher Crispijn Van de Passe the Elder; her brothers were the engravers Simon and Willem de Passe. Her father was the founder of a distinguished publishing house in Cologne that produced portraits of European nobility and religious and other prints. The family were forced to leave Cologne because of their Anabaptist faith. They moved to Utrecht where Crispijn Van de Passe started another prosperous business, producing prints for the English market. Magdalena and Willem engraved the sixty-five portraits of famous English scholars in Henry Holland's Heroologia, which was published by their father in Utrecht in 1620.

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Hugh Latimer, after Magdalena de Passe, after  Willem de Passe - NPG D23047

Hugh Latimer

after Magdalena de Passe, after Willem de Passe
etching, 17th century
NPG D23047

Nicholas Ridley, probably after Magdalena de Passe, probably after  Willem de Passe - NPG D23151

Nicholas Ridley

probably after Magdalena de Passe, probably after Willem de Passe
line engraving, early to mid 17th century
NPG D23151

William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, after Magdalena de Passe, after  Willem de Passe - NPG D21163

William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley

after Magdalena de Passe, after Willem de Passe
line engraving, 17th century
NPG D21163

Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex, by Magdalena de Passe, by  Willem de Passe - NPG D21309

Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex

by Magdalena de Passe, by Willem de Passe
line engraving, published 1620
NPG D21309

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, by Magdalena de Passe, by  Willem de Passe - NPG D21314

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex

by Magdalena de Passe, by Willem de Passe
line engraving, published 1620
NPG D21314

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, after Magdalena de Passe, after  Willem de Passe - NPG D21315

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex

after Magdalena de Passe, after Willem de Passe
line engraving, (1620)
NPG D21315

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, after Magdalena de Passe, after  Willem de Passe - NPG D21317

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex

after Magdalena de Passe, after Willem de Passe
line engraving, (1620)
NPG D21317

Lady Jane Grey, by Magdalena de Passe, by  Willem de Passe, published by  Frans van den Wyngaerde (Wijngaerde), after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D21393

Lady Jane Grey

by Magdalena de Passe, by Willem de Passe, published by Frans van den Wyngaerde (Wijngaerde), after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, 1620
NPG D21393

William Perkins, by Magdalena de Passe, by  Willem de Passe - NPG D23056

William Perkins

by Magdalena de Passe, by Willem de Passe
line engraving, published 1620
NPG D23056

John Colet, by Magdalena de Passe, by  Willem de Passe - NPG D23138

John Colet

by Magdalena de Passe, by Willem de Passe
line engraving, published 1620
NPG D23138

John Colet, by Magdalena de Passe, by  Willem de Passe - NPG D23147

John Colet

by Magdalena de Passe, by Willem de Passe
line engraving, published 1620
NPG D23147

Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset, by Magdalena de Passe, or by  Willem de Passe - NPG D23465

Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset

by Magdalena de Passe, or by Willem de Passe
line engraving, 1620
NPG D23465

Richard Vaughan, by Magdalena de Passe, or by  Willem de Passe - NPG D21482

Richard Vaughan

by Magdalena de Passe, or by Willem de Passe
line engraving, 1620
NPG D21482

John Harington, 2nd Baron Harington of Exton, after Magdalena de Passe, after  Willem de Passe - NPG D31638

John Harington, 2nd Baron Harington of Exton

after Magdalena de Passe, after Willem de Passe
line engraving, circa 1620-1650
NPG D31638

John Harington, 2nd Baron Harington of Exton, by Magdalena de Passe, by  Willem de Passe - NPG D31639

John Harington, 2nd Baron Harington of Exton

by Magdalena de Passe, by Willem de Passe
line engraving, published 1620
NPG D31639

John Colet, by Magdalena de Passe, or by  Willem de Passe - NPG D24288

John Colet

by Magdalena de Passe, or by Willem de Passe
line engraving, published 1620
NPG D24288

Sir Henry Sidney, by Magdalena de Passe, by  Willem de Passe - NPG D31766

Sir Henry Sidney

by Magdalena de Passe, by Willem de Passe
line engraving, 1620
NPG D31766

Sir Thomas More, by Magdalena de Passe, or by  Willem de Passe - NPG D24948

Sir Thomas More

by Magdalena de Passe, or by Willem de Passe
line engraving, 1620
NPG D24948

John Bradford, by Magdalena de Passe, and by  Willem de Passe - NPG D24955

John Bradford

by Magdalena de Passe, and by Willem de Passe
line engraving, 1620
NPG D24955

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