Sir William Compton

1 portrait on display at

Sir William Compton, by Henry Peart the Elder, after  Sir Peter Lely, (circa 1655) - NPG 1522 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir William Compton

by Henry Peart the Elder, after Sir Peter Lely
oil on canvas, (circa 1655)
49 1/4 in. x 39 3/4 in. (1251 mm x 1010 mm)
Purchased, 1908
Primary Collection
NPG 1522


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Artistsback to top

  • Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 829 portraits, Sitter in 18 portraits.
  • Henry Peart the Elder (circa 1637-circa 1697 or 1698), Artist. Artist associated with 4 portraits.

Linked publicationsback to top

  • Piper, David, Catalogue of Seventeenth Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery, 1625-1714, 1963, p. 79
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 139