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The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688

12 of 20 portraits of Thomas Ken

The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688, possibly published by John Smith, after  Unknown artist, 1688 - NPG D11942 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688

possibly published by John Smith, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, 1688
7 1/2 in. x 5 3/8 in. (189 mm x 138 mm) plate size, small margins
Purchased, 1944
Reference Collection
NPG D11942


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Artistsback to top

  • John Smith (1652-1743), Engraver. Artist associated with 1179 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
  • Unknown artist. Artist associated with 6285 portraits.

Sittersback to top

  • Thomas Ken (1637-1711), Bishop of Bath and Wells. Sitter in 20 portraits.
  • John Lake (1624-1689), Bishop of Chichester. Sitter in 13 portraits.
  • William Lloyd (1627-1717), Bishop of Worcester. Sitter in 19 portraits.
  • William Sancroft (1617-1693), Archbishop of Canterbury. Sitter in 29 portraits.
  • Sir Jonathan Trelawny, 3rd Bt (1650-1721), Bishop of Winchester. Sitter associated with 15 portraits.
  • Francis Turner (1638?-1700), Bishop of Ely. Sitter in 14 portraits.
  • Thomas White (1628-1698), Bishop of Peterborough. Sitter in 13 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG 79: The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688 ()