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Sir John Fortescue

8 of 8 portraits of Sir John Fortescue

Sir John Fortescue

by Robert Graves, after William Faithorne
line engraving, mid 19th century
8 3/4 in. x 6 5/8 in. (221 mm x 168 mm) plate size; 19 3/4 in. x 13 3/8 in. (503 mm x 340 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source, 1959
Reference Collection
NPG D37753


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  • Sir John Fortescue (circa 1397-1479), Justice and political theorist. Sitter in 8 portraits.

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  • William Faithorne (circa 1620-1691), Engraver and draughtsman. Artist associated with 705 portraits, Sitter associated with 4 portraits.
  • Robert Graves (1798-1873), Line engraver. Artist associated with 34 portraits, Sitter in 6 portraits.