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Sir Francis Drake

12 of 36 portraits of Sir Francis Drake

Sir Francis Drake, possibly by Magdalena de Passe, possibly by  Willem de Passe, 1620 - NPG D25411 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Francis Drake

possibly by Magdalena de Passe, possibly by Willem de Passe
line engraving, 1620
6 5/8 in. x 4 5/8 in. (168 mm x 116 mm) plate size; 11 3/4 in. x 7 3/8 in. (297 mm x 187 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford, 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D25411


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  • Sir Francis Drake (1540-1596), Admiral and circumnavigator. Sitter associated with 36 portraits.

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  • 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.