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Robert Boyle

16 of 22 portraits of Robert Boyle

Robert Boyle, by George Vertue, after  Johann Kerseboom, published by  John & Paul Knapton, published 1740 - NPG D30347 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Robert Boyle

by George Vertue, after Johann Kerseboom, published by John & Paul Knapton
line engraving, published 1740
14 3/8 in. x 9 1/2 in. (365 mm x 240 mm) plate size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford, 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D30347


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Sitterback to top

  • Robert Boyle (1627-1691), Chemist and natural philosopher. Sitter associated with 22 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Johann Kerseboom (died 1708), Artist. Artist associated with 32 portraits.
  • John & Paul Knapton (active 1735-1789), Booksellers and publishers. Artist associated with 247 portraits.
  • George Vertue (1683-1756), Engraver and antiquary. Artist associated with 845 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.