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Samuel Butler

18 of 26 portraits of Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler, by James Nixon, after  Sir Peter Lely, published 1750 - NPG D30125 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Samuel Butler

by James Nixon, after Sir Peter Lely
etching, published 1750
3 7/8 in. x 2 1/2 in. (100 mm x 65 mm) plate size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford, 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D30125


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

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  • Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 829 portraits, Sitter in 18 portraits.
  • James Nixon (circa 1741-1812), Miniature painter. Artist associated with 6 portraits.

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