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Gilbert Soest

(circa 1605-1681), Portrait painter

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 49 portraits
Gilbert Soest came to England from the Netherlands, where he had trained and was probably born. His earliest dated work was painted in 1646. Although he had a respectable practice, he never established himself in the most fashionable circles in London and was never employed at the court.

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Unknown man, formerly known as Sir Henry Vane the Younger, attributed to Gilbert Soest - NPG 575

Unknown man, formerly known as Sir Henry Vane the Younger

attributed to Gilbert Soest
oil on canvas, feigned oval, circa 1650
NPG 575

Thomas Stanley, by Gilbert Soest - NPG 166

Thomas Stanley

by Gilbert Soest
oil on canvas, circa 1660
NPG 166

Sir Richard Rainsford, after Gilbert Soest - NPG 643

Sir Richard Rainsford

after Gilbert Soest
oil on canvas, feigned oval, based on a work of circa 1678
NPG 643

Thomas Cartwright, after Gilbert Soest - NPG 1090

Thomas Cartwright

after Gilbert Soest
oil on canvas, based on a work of circa 1680
NPG 1090

Sir William Sanderson, by William Faithorne, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D22930

Sir William Sanderson

by William Faithorne, after Gilbert Soest
line engraving, 1658
NPG D22930

Sir William Sanderson, by William Faithorne, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D22931

Sir William Sanderson

by William Faithorne, after Gilbert Soest
line engraving, 1658
NPG D22931

Samuel Butler, after Gilbert Soest - NPG D30124

Samuel Butler

after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D30124

Samuel Butler, after Gilbert Soest - NPG D30127

Samuel Butler

after Gilbert Soest
line engraving, late 17th-early 18th century
NPG D30127

John Kersey, by William Faithorne, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D22795

John Kersey

by William Faithorne, after Gilbert Soest
line engraving, published 1673 (1672)
NPG D22795

John Kersey, by William Faithorne, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D22797

John Kersey

by William Faithorne, after Gilbert Soest
line engraving, published 1673 (1672)
NPG D22797

John Kersey, by William Faithorne, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D22798

John Kersey

by William Faithorne, after Gilbert Soest
line engraving, published 1673 (1672)
NPG D22798

Samuel Butler, after Gilbert Soest - NPG D1153

Samuel Butler

after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, circa 1680
NPG D1153

Samuel Butler, after Gilbert Soest - NPG D1154

Samuel Butler

after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, circa 1680
NPG D1154

Samuel Butler, after Gilbert Soest - NPG D939

Samuel Butler

after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, circa 1680
NPG D939

Elizabeth Cecil (née Brownlow), Countess of Exeter, by Isaac Beckett, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D11440

Elizabeth Cecil (née Brownlow), Countess of Exeter

by Isaac Beckett, published by Alexander Browne, after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, circa 1680-1684
NPG D11440

Samuel Butler, after Gilbert Soest - NPG D19214

Samuel Butler

after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, circa 1680
NPG D19214

Samuel Butler, published by Edward Cooper, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D20049

Samuel Butler

published by Edward Cooper, after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, circa 1680
NPG D20049

Elizabeth Cecil (née Brownlow), Countess of Exeter, by Isaac Beckett, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D31013

Elizabeth Cecil (née Brownlow), Countess of Exeter

by Isaac Beckett, published by Alexander Browne, after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, circa 1684
NPG D31013

Richard Tompson, by Francis Place, published by  John Smith, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D11851

Richard Tompson

by Francis Place, published by John Smith, after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, circa 1693
NPG D11851

Richard Tompson, by Francis Place, published by  John Smith, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D13190

Richard Tompson

by Francis Place, published by John Smith, after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, circa 1693
NPG D13190

William Shakespeare, by John Simon, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D27948

William Shakespeare

by John Simon, after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D27948

Anne (née de Vere), Lady Fairfax, after Gilbert Soest - NPG D28433

Anne (née de Vere), Lady Fairfax

after Gilbert Soest
etching and line engraving, 18th century
NPG D28433

Samuel Butler, by George Vertue, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D32493

Samuel Butler

by George Vertue, after Gilbert Soest
engraving, circa 1700-1725
NPG D32493

Samuel Butler, by George Vertue, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D32494

Samuel Butler

by George Vertue, after Gilbert Soest
engraving, circa 1700-1725
NPG D32494

Samuel Butler, by George Vertue, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D30135

Samuel Butler

by George Vertue, after Gilbert Soest
line engraving, circa 1700-1725
NPG D30135

Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon, by Thomas Johnson, sold by  Edward Cooper, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D1453

Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon

by Thomas Johnson, sold by Edward Cooper, after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, mid 18th century
NPG D1453

Samuel Butler, by George Vertue, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D19940

Samuel Butler

by George Vertue, after Gilbert Soest
engraving, engraved 1730
NPG D19940

Samuel Butler, by John Keyse Sherwin, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D30129

Samuel Butler

by John Keyse Sherwin, after Gilbert Soest
line engraving, late 18th century
NPG D30129

Samuel Butler, after Gilbert Soest - NPG D30132

Samuel Butler

after Gilbert Soest
line engraving, late 18th to early 19th century
NPG D30132

Samuel Butler, after Gilbert Soest - NPG D30134

Samuel Butler

after Gilbert Soest
line engraving, late 18th to early 19th century
NPG D30134

Samuel Butler, after Gilbert Soest - NPG D30435

Samuel Butler

after Gilbert Soest
line engraving, late 18th century
NPG D30435

Samuel Butler, by Cook, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D30126

Samuel Butler

by Cook, after Gilbert Soest
line engraving, published 1778
NPG D30126

Richard Penderel, by Richard Houston, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D3854

Richard Penderel

by Richard Houston, after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, published 1798
NPG D3854

Richard Penderel, by Richard Houston, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D5499

Richard Penderel

by Richard Houston, after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, published 1798
NPG D5499

Richard Penderel, by Richard Houston, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D19365

Richard Penderel

by Richard Houston, after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, published 1798
NPG D19365

Memorial portrait of William Shakespeare, by Thomas Woolnoth, published by  Mary Jane Godwin, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D21646

Memorial portrait of William Shakespeare

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Mary Jane Godwin, after Gilbert Soest
stipple engraving, published 1 November 1809 (circa 1605-1681)
NPG D21646

Samuel Butler, by James Heath, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D30133

Samuel Butler

by James Heath, after Gilbert Soest
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D30133

Anne (née de Vere), Lady Fairfax, by Charles Turner, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D1923

Anne (née de Vere), Lady Fairfax

by Charles Turner, after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D1923

Anne (née de Vere), Lady Fairfax, by Charles Turner, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D1924

Anne (née de Vere), Lady Fairfax

by Charles Turner, after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D1924

Thomas Cartwright, by Sir Henry Hake, after  Isaac Beckett, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG D21670

Thomas Cartwright

by Sir Henry Hake, after Isaac Beckett, after Gilbert Soest
pencil on tracing paper, circa 1927-1951
NPG D21670

Anne (née de Vere), Lady Fairfax, after Gilbert Soest - NPG D23435

Anne (née de Vere), Lady Fairfax

after Gilbert Soest
etching and line engraving
NPG D23435

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Sir William Sanderson

by William Faithorne, after Gilbert Soest
line engraving, 1658
NPG D33855

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Sir William Sanderson

by William Faithorne, after Gilbert Soest
line engraving, 1658
NPG D33856

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Richard Penderel

by Richard Houston, after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, published 1798
NPG D5498

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Richard Penderel

by Richard Houston, after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, published 1798
NPG D5500

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Anne (née de Vere), Lady Fairfax

by Charles Turner, published by Samuel Woodburn, after Gilbert Soest
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D20423

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Anne (née de Vere), Lady Fairfax

after Gilbert Soest
etching and line engraving
NPG D23434

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