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Samuel Butler

2 of 26 portraits of Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler, by Gilbert Soest, 1670s - NPG 2468 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Samuel Butler

by Gilbert Soest
oil on canvas, 1670s
47 3/4 in. x 40 1/2 in. (1213 mm x 1029 mm)
Purchased, 1930
Primary Collection
NPG 2468


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Sitterback to top

  • Samuel Butler (1612-1680), Author of 'Hudibras'. Sitter in 26 portraits.

Artistback to top

  • Gilbert Soest (circa 1605-1681), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 51 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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  • Piper, David, Catalogue of Seventeenth Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery, 1625-1714, 1963, p. 49
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 94