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Sir Walter Ralegh

19 of 48 portraits of Sir Walter Ralegh

Sir Walter Ralegh, by Robert Vaughan, after  Simon de Passe, published 1650 (1617) - NPG D21172 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir Walter Ralegh

by Robert Vaughan, after Simon de Passe
line engraving, published 1650 (1617)
5 1/8 in. x 2 3/4 in. (129 mm x 70 mm) paper size
Given by Henry Witte Martin, 1861
Reference Collection
NPG D21172

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

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  • Simon de Passe (circa 1595-1647), Engraver. Artist associated with 201 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
  • Robert Vaughan (circa 1600-circa 1660), Artist. Artist associated with 77 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

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