Sir Walter Ralegh

1 portrait on display in Room 16 at the National Portrait Gallery

Sir Walter Ralegh, by Simon de Passe, published by  Compton Holland, published 1617 (1614) - NPG D21168 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir Walter Ralegh

by Simon de Passe, published by Compton Holland
line engraving, published 1617 (1614)
7 1/4 in. x 4 5/8 in. (183 mm x 116 mm) plate size; 13 7/8 in. x 9 3/8 in. (353 mm x 239 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source
Reference Collection
NPG D21168

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  • Sir Walter Ralegh (1554-1618), Soldier, sailor, poet and writer. Sitter in 48 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Simon de Passe (circa 1595-1647), Engraver. Artist associated with 201 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
  • Compton Holland (died 1622), Print publisher. Artist associated with 40 portraits.

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This title page to Ralegh's History of the World, published in 1614, presents Ralegh as a naval commander.

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