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Edward Scriven

(1775-1841), Engraver

Artist associated with 210 portraits
An engraver, who trained under Hertfordshire engraver Robert Thew. Thew and Scriven together produced engravings for the London publisher John Boydell and when Thew died in 1802, Scriven replaced him as engraver to the Prince of Wales. Scriven became the eminent engraver of his generation; he produced over 200 portrait engravings. He contributed to several expensively illustrated books and series of engravings, notably The Coronation of his most Sacred Majesty King George IV, published in 1837, recording the appearance and costume of those who took part in the coronation. In around 1820, he was appointed historical engraver to George IV.

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Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, by Edward Scriven, published by  John Bell, after  Henry Edridge - NPG D15686

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn

by Edward Scriven, published by John Bell, after Henry Edridge
stipple and line engraving, published circa 1777-1811
NPG D15686

George Buchanan, by Edward Scriven - NPG D25508

George Buchanan

by Edward Scriven
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D25508

Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke of Beauchamps Court, by Edward Scriven, after  Unknown artist - NPG D32175

Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke of Beauchamps Court

by Edward Scriven, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D32175

Philip Herbert, 4th Earl of Pembroke, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D26555

Philip Herbert, 4th Earl of Pembroke

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D26555

William Harvey, by Edward Scriven, after  Cornelius Johnson (Cornelius Janssen van Ceulen) - NPG D27270

William Harvey

by Edward Scriven, after Cornelius Johnson (Cornelius Janssen van Ceulen)
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D27270

Thomas Sydenham, by Edward Scriven, after  Mary Beale - NPG D30043

Thomas Sydenham

by Edward Scriven, after Mary Beale
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D30043

James Hamilton Stanhope, by Edward Scriven, after  Samuel John Stump - NPG D32847

James Hamilton Stanhope

by Edward Scriven, after Samuel John Stump
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D32847

Sir William Herschel, by Edward Scriven, after  John Russell - NPG D10583

Sir William Herschel

by Edward Scriven, after John Russell
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D10583

Sir William Herschel, by Edward Scriven, published by  Charles Knight, after  John Russell - NPG D35725

Sir William Herschel

by Edward Scriven, published by Charles Knight, after John Russell
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D35725

Algernon Percy, 10th Earl of Northumberland, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D38796

Algernon Percy, 10th Earl of Northumberland

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D38796

Margaret (née Sackville), Countess of Thanet, by Edward Scriven, after  Unknown artist - NPG D40401

Margaret (née Sackville), Countess of Thanet

by Edward Scriven, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, early 19th century (1618)
NPG D40401

Sir Philip Sidney, by Edward Scriven, published by  Lackington, Allen & Co, published by  Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, after  William Haines, after  Unknown artist - NPG D41682

Sir Philip Sidney

by Edward Scriven, published by Lackington, Allen & Co, published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, after William Haines, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, early 19th century (circa 1576)
NPG D41682

James Hamilton Stanhope, by Edward Scriven, after  Samuel John Stump - NPG D41866

James Hamilton Stanhope

by Edward Scriven, after Samuel John Stump
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D41866

Clement Samuel Strong, by Edward Scriven, after  George Sharples - NPG D42092

Clement Samuel Strong

by Edward Scriven, after George Sharples
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D42092

Blanche Arundell (née Somerset), Lady Arundell of Wardour, by Edward Scriven, after  William Hilton - NPG D1004

Blanche Arundell (née Somerset), Lady Arundell of Wardour

by Edward Scriven, after William Hilton
line and stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D1004

Anne Louise Germaine (née Necker), Madame de Staël-Hollstein, by Edward Scriven, published by  Charles Knight, after  François Pascal Simon, Baron Gérard - NPG D13758

Anne Louise Germaine (née Necker), Madame de Staël-Hollstein

by Edward Scriven, published by Charles Knight, after François Pascal Simon, Baron Gérard
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D13758

Nicholas Pocock, by Edward Scriven, after  Isaac Pocock - NPG D16949

Nicholas Pocock

by Edward Scriven, after Isaac Pocock
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D16949

Fictitious portrait called Amy Robsart (Amy Dudley (née Robsart), Lady Dudley), by Edward Scriven, after  Margaret Sarah Carpenter - NPG D23445

Fictitious portrait called Amy Robsart (Amy Dudley (née Robsart), Lady Dudley)

by Edward Scriven, after Margaret Sarah Carpenter
stipple engraving, 19th century
NPG D23445

Henry Blundell, by Edward Scriven, after  George Bullock - NPG D31923

Henry Blundell

by Edward Scriven, after George Bullock
stipple engraving, 1804
NPG D31923

Thomas Miller, by Edward Scriven, after  Henry Edridge - NPG D13660

Thomas Miller

by Edward Scriven, after Henry Edridge
stipple engraving, after 1804
NPG D13660

Horatio Nelson, by Edward Scriven, after  Robert Bowyer - NPG D5331

Horatio Nelson

by Edward Scriven, after Robert Bowyer
stipple and line engraving, published 1805
NPG D5331

Henry Tanner, by Edward Scriven, published by  John Suffield, after  Unknown artist - NPG D40816

Henry Tanner

by Edward Scriven, published by John Suffield, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, published 18 April 1806
NPG D40816

John Henderson, by Edward Scriven, published by  John Cawthorn, after  Johann Heinrich Ramberg - NPG D3249

John Henderson

by Edward Scriven, published by John Cawthorn, after Johann Heinrich Ramberg
line engraving, published 19 April 1806
NPG D3249

Horatio Nelson, by Edward Scriven, after  Arthur William Devis - NPG D5337

Horatio Nelson

by Edward Scriven, after Arthur William Devis
stipple engraving, published 1806
NPG D5337

Princess Elizabeth, Landgravine of Hesse-Homburg, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D8578

Princess Elizabeth, Landgravine of Hesse-Homburg

by Edward Scriven, after Sir William Beechey
stipple engraving, published 1 August 1806
NPG D8578

Princess Augusta Sophia, by Edward Scriven, published by  John Bell, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D14842

Princess Augusta Sophia

by Edward Scriven, published by John Bell, after Sir William Beechey
stipple and line engraving, published 1 July 1806
NPG D14842

Prince Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge, by Edward Scriven - NPG D10831

Prince Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge

by Edward Scriven
stipple engraving, published 1807
NPG D10831

Prince Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge, by Edward Scriven, published by  J.B. Bell & Co - NPG D10832

Prince Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge

by Edward Scriven, published by J.B. Bell & Co
stipple engraving, published 1 August 1807
NPG D10832

Richard Brinsley Sheridan, by Edward Scriven, published by  J.B. Bell, published by  J. Decamp, after  Unknown artist - NPG D46106

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

by Edward Scriven, published by J.B. Bell, published by J. Decamp, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, published 1 November 1807
NPG D46106

Prince William Henry, 1st Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, by Edward Scriven, published by  John Bell, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D14889

Prince William Henry, 1st Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh

by Edward Scriven, published by John Bell, after Sir William Beechey
stipple engraving, published 1 March 1807
NPG D14889

Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover, by Edward Scriven, published by  John Bell, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15059

Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover

by Edward Scriven, published by John Bell, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 1 November 1807
NPG D15059

Robert William Elliston as Duke Aranza in 'The honey moon', by Edward Scriven, published by and for  Bell & De Camp, after  Samuel De Wilde - NPG D38575

Robert William Elliston as Duke Aranza in 'The honey moon'

by Edward Scriven, published by and for Bell & De Camp, after Samuel De Wilde
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 1 November 1808
NPG D38575

Denis Hempson (O'Hempsy, O'Hampsey, Hampson), after Edward Scriven - NPG D10568

Denis Hempson (O'Hempsy, O'Hampsey, Hampson)

after Edward Scriven
stipple engraving, published 1809
NPG D10568

Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D26437

Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D26437

Rembrandt engraved as Prince Rupert, Count Palatine, by Edward Scriven, after  Rembrandt - NPG D26476

Rembrandt engraved as Prince Rupert, Count Palatine

by Edward Scriven, after Rembrandt
stipple engraving, published 1810 (circa 1629)
NPG D26476

Henry, Duke of Gloucester, by Edward Scriven, after  Simon Luttichuys - NPG D29322

Henry, Duke of Gloucester

by Edward Scriven, after Simon Luttichuys
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D29322

Henry Jermyn, Earl of St Albans, by Edward Scriven, published by  William Richard Beckford Miller, published by  James Carpenter - NPG D29361

Henry Jermyn, Earl of St Albans

by Edward Scriven, published by William Richard Beckford Miller, published by James Carpenter
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D29361

James Scott, Duke of Monmouth and Buccleuch, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29397

James Scott, Duke of Monmouth and Buccleuch

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D29397

Charles Stuart, 3rd Duke of Richmond and 6th Duke of Lennox, by Edward Scriven, published by  William Richard Beckford Miller, published by  James Carpenter - NPG D29465

Charles Stuart, 3rd Duke of Richmond and 6th Duke of Lennox

by Edward Scriven, published by William Richard Beckford Miller, published by James Carpenter
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D29465

Philip Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Chesterfeld, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29487

Philip Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Chesterfeld

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D29487

John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, by Edward Scriven, published by  James Carpenter, published by  William Richard Beckford Miller, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29489

John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester

by Edward Scriven, published by James Carpenter, published by William Richard Beckford Miller, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D29489

Thomas Killigrew, by Edward Scriven, after  William Sheppard - NPG D30006

Thomas Killigrew

by Edward Scriven, after William Sheppard
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D30006

Margaret Cavendish (née Lucas), Duchess of Newcastle upon Tyne, by Edward Scriven, after  Abraham Diepenbeeck - NPG D30190

Margaret Cavendish (née Lucas), Duchess of Newcastle upon Tyne

by Edward Scriven, after Abraham Diepenbeeck
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D30190

Mary Villiers (née Fairfax), Duchess of Buckingham, by Edward Scriven, possibly after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D30488

Mary Villiers (née Fairfax), Duchess of Buckingham

by Edward Scriven, possibly after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D30488

Anna Scott, Duchess of Monmouth and Duchess of Buccleuch, by Edward Scriven, after  Willem Wissing - NPG D30494

Anna Scott, Duchess of Monmouth and Duchess of Buccleuch

by Edward Scriven, after Willem Wissing
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D30494

Barbara Palmer (née Villiers), Duchess of Cleveland, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D30502

Barbara Palmer (née Villiers), Duchess of Cleveland

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D30502

Louise de Kéroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth, by Edward Scriven, after  Samuel Cooper - NPG D30504

Louise de Kéroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth

by Edward Scriven, after Samuel Cooper
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D30504

Anna Maria Talbot (née Brudenell), Countess of Shrewsbury, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D30537

Anna Maria Talbot (née Brudenell), Countess of Shrewsbury

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D30537

Margaret (née Brooke), Lady Denham, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D30563

Margaret (née Brooke), Lady Denham

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D30563

Lady Price, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D30579

Lady Price

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D30579

Jane Myddelton (née Needham), by Edward Scriven, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D30581

Jane Myddelton (née Needham)

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D30581

Mary (née Kirke), Lady Vernon, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D30584

Mary (née Kirke), Lady Vernon

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D30584

Lucy Walter, by Edward Scriven, after  Nicholas Dixon - NPG D30618

Lucy Walter

by Edward Scriven, after Nicholas Dixon
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D30618

Mary Davis, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D30619

Mary Davis

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D30619

Margaret Hughes, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D30638

Margaret Hughes

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D30638

Jacob Hall, by Edward Scriven, after  Jakob ('Jacob') van Oost the Younger - NPG D30688

Jacob Hall

by Edward Scriven, after Jakob ('Jacob') van Oost the Younger
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D30688

Louis Duras, 2nd Earl of Feversham, by Edward Scriven, published by  James Carpenter, published by  William Richard Beckford Miller, after  John Riley - NPG D30855

Louis Duras, 2nd Earl of Feversham

by Edward Scriven, published by James Carpenter, published by William Richard Beckford Miller, after John Riley
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D30855

Sir Stephen Fox, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D30923

Sir Stephen Fox

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D30923

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D31105

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D31105

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