2 of 13 portraits of Thomas Percy
by Crispijn de Passe the Elder
line engraving, early 17th century
5 7/8 in. x 4 in. (150 mm x 103 mm) plate size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
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Sitterback to top
- Thomas Percy (1560-1605), Organiser of the 'Gunpowder Plot'. Sitter in 13 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Crispijn de Passe the Elder (circa 1565-1637), Engraver, draughtsman and print publisher. Artist associated with 36 portraits.
This portraitback to top
This portrait was produced as an illustration for a Dutch pamphlet about the Gunpowder Plot and includes four inset scenes depicting the aftermath of its failure.
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Plots, Intrigue and Murder from 1580 - 1700 (25 May 2013 - 8 December 2013)
- Making History: Printed Portraiture in Tudor and Stuart Britain (7 July 2007 - 9 December 2007)