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Robert White

(1645-1703), Engraver

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 608 portraits
Robert White, draughtsman and engraver, was born in London and was apprenticed to David Loggan, whose position as the leading line engraver for the print trade he later inherited. His output was huge, and in fact has never been fully documented. White's principal activity was as a portrait engraver. He usually engraved these from his own drawings, made from life in black lead on vellum. The majority of his portraits were made on commission from publishers who used them as frontispieces for books. As well as frontispieces, he engraved book-plates, almanacs and architectural views. His son, George White, was also an engraver.

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Sir Edward Coke, by Robert White - NPG D42951

Sir Edward Coke

by Robert White
line engraving, 1669
NPG D42951

Sir Edward Coke, by Robert White - NPG D20441

Sir Edward Coke

by Robert White
line engraving, 1669
NPG D20441

Sir Edward Coke, by Robert White - NPG D17809

Sir Edward Coke

by Robert White
line engraving, 1669
NPG D17809

John Owen, by Robert White, printed for  John Bowles - NPG D21226

John Owen

by Robert White, printed for John Bowles
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D21226

John Owen, by Robert White, printed for  William Marshall, printed for and sold by  Joseph Marshall - NPG D21228

John Owen

by Robert White, printed for William Marshall, printed for and sold by Joseph Marshall
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D21228

John Owen, by Robert White, sold by  William Marshall - NPG D21234

John Owen

by Robert White, sold by William Marshall
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D21234

Edward, Prince of Wales ('the Black Prince'), probably by Robert White - NPG D23673

Edward, Prince of Wales ('the Black Prince')

probably by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D23673

King Edward III, possibly by Robert White - NPG D23696

King Edward III

possibly by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D23696

Henry Somerset, 1st Duke of Beaufort, by Robert White, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D31579

Henry Somerset, 1st Duke of Beaufort

by Robert White, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D31579

King Edward IV, by Robert White - NPG D23785

King Edward IV

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D23785

King Henry VIII and Thomas Cranmer, by Robert White - NPG D24146

King Henry VIII and Thomas Cranmer

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D24146

King Henry VIII, possibly by Robert White, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D24149

King Henry VIII

possibly by Robert White, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D24149

Robert Farrar, possibly by Robert White - NPG D24925

Robert Farrar

possibly by Robert White
line engraving, possibly late 17th to early 18th century
NPG D24925

King James I of England and VI of Scotland, by Robert White - NPG D25702

King James I of England and VI of Scotland

by Robert White
line engraving, possibly late 17th to early 18th century
NPG D25702

King Charles I, by Robert White, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D26313

King Charles I

by Robert White, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D26313

James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton, by Robert White - NPG D26579

James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D26579

William Laud, by Robert White, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D26697

William Laud

by Robert White, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, late 17th century (circa 1635-1637)
NPG D26697

Edward Littleton, Baron Littleton, by Robert White, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D26948

Edward Littleton, Baron Littleton

by Robert White, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D26948

Sir Martin Lister, by Robert White - NPG D27220

Sir Martin Lister

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D27220

Sir Martin Lister, by Robert White - NPG D27221

Sir Martin Lister

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D27221

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