John Pym

1 portrait on display in Room 5 at the National Portrait Gallery

John Pym, by or after Edward Bower, circa 1640 - NPG 6650 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

John Pym

by or after Edward Bower
oil on canvas, circa 1640
24 5/8 in. x 20 1/2 in. (626 mm x 520 mm)
Given by Paul Gore, 2003
Primary Collection
NPG 6650


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  • John Pym (1584-1643), Politician and one of the 'Five Members' whose arrest by Charles I sparked the Civil War. Sitter associated with 15 portraits.

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  • Edward Bower (active 1635-1667), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 22 portraits.

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