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Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban

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Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban, by Unknown artist, after 1731 (circa 1618) - NPG 1288 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban

by Unknown artist
oil on canvas, after 1731 (circa 1618)
79 in. x 50 in. (2007 mm x 1270 mm)
Purchased, 1900
Primary Collection
NPG 1288


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This portrait is a later version of a contemporary painting showing Bacon in his parliamentary robes.

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  • NPG D17100: Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban (source portrait)
  • NPG D39992: Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban (source portrait)
  • NPG D39993: Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban (source portrait)

Linked publicationsback to top

  • MacLeod, Catherine, Tudor and Jacobean Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery Collection at Montacute House, 1999, p. 20
  • Nicholl, Charles, Character Sketches: Elizabethan Writers, 1997, p. 54
  • Nicholl, Charles, Insights: Shakespeare and His Contemporaries, 2005, p. 92
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 27
  • Strong, Roy, Tudor and Jacobean Portraits, 1969, p. 11