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George Vertue

(1683-1756), Engraver and antiquary

Sitter in 7 portraits
Artist associated with 864 portraits
Antiquary and engraver, who for many years 'wrote down everything he saw, heard or read' in some forty notebooks now in the British Library. Used by Horace Walpole in 1762 as the basis for his Anecdotes of Painting, they remain one of the prime sources for the history of art in England.

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Mary, Queen of Scots, by George Vertue - NPG D25088

Mary, Queen of Scots

by George Vertue
line engraving, early to mid 18th century
NPG D25088

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, by George Vertue - NPG D25168

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

by George Vertue
line engraving, probably early to mid 18th century
NPG D25168

John Jewel, by Robert Graves, after  George Vertue - NPG D25217

John Jewel

by Robert Graves, after George Vertue
line engraving, published early 18th century (1715)
NPG D25217

Edward Sackville, 4th Earl of Dorset, by George Vertue - NPG D25752

Edward Sackville, 4th Earl of Dorset

by George Vertue
line engraving, early to mid 18th century
NPG D25752

Edward Sackville, 4th Earl of Dorset, by George Vertue - NPG D25754

Edward Sackville, 4th Earl of Dorset

by George Vertue
line engraving, early to mid 18th century
NPG D25754

The lines of Plantagenet, Lancaster and York, by George Vertue - NPG D32045

The lines of Plantagenet, Lancaster and York

by George Vertue
etching, circa 1700-1756
NPG D32045

John Graves, by George Vertue - NPG D26173

John Graves

by George Vertue
line engraving, early to mid 18th century
NPG D26173

John Graves, by George Vertue - NPG D26174

John Graves

by George Vertue
line engraving, early to mid 18th century
NPG D26174

Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange, by George Vertue - NPG D26202

Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange

by George Vertue
line engraving, early to mid 18th century
NPG D26202

Pope Urban VIII (Maffeo Barbarini), by George Vertue - NPG D26220

Pope Urban VIII (Maffeo Barbarini)

by George Vertue
line engraving, early to mid 18th century
NPG D26220

King Charles I and Henrietta Maria, by George Vertue - NPG D26445

King Charles I and Henrietta Maria

by George Vertue
line engraving, early to mid 18th century
NPG D26445

Philip Herbert, 4th Earl of Pembroke, possibly by George Vertue, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D26563

Philip Herbert, 4th Earl of Pembroke

possibly by George Vertue, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D26563

Robert Pierrepont (Pierrepoint), 1st Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull; Lord Bernard Stuart, by George Vertue, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D26609

Robert Pierrepont (Pierrepoint), 1st Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull; Lord Bernard Stuart

by George Vertue, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, early to mid 18th century
NPG D26609

Lord Bernard Stuart, by George Vertue, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D26610

Lord Bernard Stuart

by George Vertue, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, early to mid 18th century
NPG D26610

William Laud, by George Vertue, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D26699

William Laud

by George Vertue, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, early to mid 18th century (circa 1635-1637)
NPG D26699

William Juxon, by George Vertue - NPG D26719

William Juxon

by George Vertue
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D26719

Gerardus Joannes Vossius, by George Vertue - NPG D26785

Gerardus Joannes Vossius

by George Vertue
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D26785

Robert Dormer, 1st Earl of Carnarvon, by George Vertue, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D27001

Robert Dormer, 1st Earl of Carnarvon

by George Vertue, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D27001

Sir Bevil Grenville, by George Vertue - NPG D27004

Sir Bevil Grenville

by George Vertue
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D27004

Sir Bevil Grenville, by George Vertue - NPG D27009

Sir Bevil Grenville

by George Vertue
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D27009

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