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Sir Francis Drake

20 of 36 portraits of Sir Francis Drake

Sir Francis Drake, by Jacobus Houbraken, published by  John & Paul Knapton, circa 1746 - NPG D20289 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir Francis Drake

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton
line engraving, circa 1746
14 3/8 in. x 9 1/8 in. (365 mm x 232 mm) plate size; 15 in. x 10 in. (382 mm x 254 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D20289


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Sitterback to top

  • Sir Francis Drake (1540-1596), Admiral and circumnavigator. Sitter associated with 36 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Jacobus Houbraken (1698-1780), Engraver. Artist associated with 386 portraits.
  • John & Paul Knapton (active 1735-1789), Booksellers and publishers. Artist associated with 239 portraits.

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