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Samuel Butler

19 of 26 portraits of Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler, by John Nixon, after  Sir Peter Lely, published 1750 (1749) - NPG D19909 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Samuel Butler

by John Nixon, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, published 1750 (1749)
3 3/4 in. x 2 1/2 in. (97 mm x 63 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D19909


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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 826 portraits, Sitter in 18 portraits.
  • John Nixon (1760-1818). Artist associated with 7 portraits.

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