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Henry Ireton

2 of 16 portraits of Henry Ireton

Henry Ireton, copy attributed to Robert Walker, after  Samuel Cooper, and  Sir Anthony Van Dyck, circa 1650 - NPG 3301 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Henry Ireton

copy attributed to Robert Walker, after Samuel Cooper, and Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on canvas, circa 1650
49 in. x 39 1/2 in. (1245 mm x 1003 mm)
Purchased, 1945
Primary Collection
NPG 3301


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Sitterback to top

  • Henry Ireton (1611-1651), Parliamentary general. Sitter associated with 16 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Samuel Cooper (1609-1672), Miniature painter. Artist associated with 107 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
  • Sir Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641), Painter. Artist associated with 997 portraits, Sitter associated with 29 portraits.
  • Robert Walker (died 1658), Painter. Artist associated with 128 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.

This portraitback to top

The head of Ireton is based on a miniature by Samuel Cooper; the body is a standard Van Dyck pattern.

Linked publicationsback to top

  • Audio Guide
  • Foskett, Daphne, Samuel Cooper, 1974 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 15 March - 15 June 1974), p. 18
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 327