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Sir Nicholas Bacon

2 of 13 portraits of Sir Nicholas Bacon

Sir Nicholas Bacon, possibly by Magdalena de Passe, possibly by  Willem de Passe, 1620 (1579) - NPG D31840 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir Nicholas Bacon

possibly by Magdalena de Passe, possibly by Willem de Passe
line engraving, 1620 (1579)
6 3/8 in. x 4 3/4 in. (162 mm x 122 mm) plate size; 6 1/2 in. x 4 7/8 in. (166 mm x 125 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D31840


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Sitterback to top

  • Sir Nicholas Bacon (1510-1579), Lord Keeper of the Great Seal. Sitter associated with 13 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Magdalena de Passe (1600-1638), Engraver. Artist associated with 132 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
  • Willem de Passe (1597 or 1598-1636 or 1637), Engraver. Artist associated with 170 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D19193: Sir Nicholas Bacon (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D25367: Sir Nicholas Bacon (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG 164: Sir Nicholas Bacon (after)

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