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Samuel Butler

16 of 26 portraits of Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler, by George Vertue, after  Gilbert Soest, engraved 1730 - NPG D19940 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Samuel Butler

by George Vertue, after Gilbert Soest
engraving, engraved 1730
10 3/8 in. x 8 7/8 in. (263 mm x 227 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D19940


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Sitterback to top

  • Samuel Butler (1612-1680), Author of 'Hudibras'. Sitter in 26 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Gilbert Soest (circa 1605-1681), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 51 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • George Vertue (1683-1756), Engraver and antiquary. Artist associated with 846 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D32493: Samuel Butler (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D32494: Samuel Butler (impression from same plate as)