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Samuel Butler

12 of 26 portraits of Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler, by George Vertue, after  Gilbert Soest, circa 1700-1725 - NPG D32494 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Samuel Butler

by George Vertue, after Gilbert Soest
engraving, circa 1700-1725
14 3/8 in. x 9 1/2 in. (366 mm x 242 mm) plate size; 23 1/8 in. x 18 in. (587 mm x 458 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source
Reference Collection
NPG D32494


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Sitterback to top

  • Samuel Butler (1612-1680), Author of 'Hudibras'. Sitter in 26 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Gilbert Soest (circa 1605-1681), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 51 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • George Vertue (1683-1756), Engraver and antiquary. Artist associated with 845 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D19940: Samuel Butler (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D32493: Samuel Butler (impression from same plate as)