Henry Marten (Martin)

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Henry Marten (Martin), by Sir Peter Lely, 1650s - NPG 5176 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Henry Marten (Martin)

by Sir Peter Lely
oil on canvas, feigned oval, 1650s
29 1/4 in. x 24 1/4 in. (743 mm x 616 mm)
Purchased, 1978
Primary Collection
NPG 5176

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  • Henry Marten (Martin) (1601 or 1602-1680), Lawyer, regicide and politician; MP for Berkshire. Sitter associated with 4 portraits.

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  • Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 829 portraits, Sitter in 18 portraits.

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The inscription 'now' was probably added at a later date and may refer to his support for the King's execution.

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