© National Portrait Gallery, London
Sir Francis Drake
possibly by Magdalena de Passe, possibly by Willem de Passe Click on the links below to find out more
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 (née Fleming), 1931
- Sir Francis Drake (1540-1596), Admiral and circumnavigator. Sitter associated with 36 portraits.
- Magdalena de Passe (1600-1638), Engraver. Artist associated with 136 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Willem de Passe (1597 or 1598-1636 or 1637), Engraver. Artist associated with 174 portraits.
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