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Oliver Cromwell

13 of 222 portraits of Oliver Cromwell

Oliver Cromwell, after Samuel Cooper, (1656) - NPG 588 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Oliver Cromwell

after Samuel Cooper
oil on canvas, feigned oval, (1656)
8 3/4 in. x 6 1/2 in. (222 mm x 165 mm)
Transferred from British Museum, 1879
Primary Collection
NPG 588


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Sitterback to top

  • Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658), Lord Protector of England. Sitter associated with 222 portraits.

Artistback to top

  • Samuel Cooper (1609-1672), Miniature painter. Artist associated with 109 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

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Linked publicationsback to top

  • Cooper, John, Great Britons: The Great Debate, 2002, p. 67
  • Piper, David, Catalogue of Seventeenth Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery, 1625-1714, 1963, p. 94
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 155
  • Simon, Jacob, The Art of the Picture Frame: Artists, Patrons and the Framing of Portraits in Britain, 1997 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 8 November 1996 - 9 February 1997), p. 51

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