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John Donne

2 of 21 portraits of John Donne

John Donne

after Isaac Oliver
oil on canvas, (1616)
21 in. x 17 1/2 in. (533 mm x 445 mm)
Purchased, 1919
Primary Collection
NPG 1849

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  • John Donne (1572-1631), Poet and divine. Sitter associated with 21 portraits.

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  • Isaac Oliver (circa 1565-1617), Miniature painter. Artist associated with 71 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.

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This portrait is based on a miniature by Isaac Oliver painted in 1616.

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