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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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Susanna Lister (née Temple), Lady Lister, by Robert White, after  Cornelius Johnson (Cornelius Janssen van Ceulen) - NPG D28443

Susanna Lister (née Temple), Lady Lister

by Robert White, after Cornelius Johnson (Cornelius Janssen van Ceulen)
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D28443

Susanna Lister (née Temple), Lady Lister, by Robert White, after  Cornelius Johnson (Cornelius Janssen van Ceulen) - NPG D28444

Susanna Lister (née Temple), Lady Lister

by Robert White, after Cornelius Johnson (Cornelius Janssen van Ceulen)
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D28444

Robert Leighton, by Robert White, after  Unknown artist - NPG D28909

Robert Leighton

by Robert White, after Unknown artist
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D28909

George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, by Robert White - NPG D29372

George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29372

John Belasyse (Bellasis), 1st Baron Belasyse of Worlaby, by Robert White, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D29422

John Belasyse (Bellasis), 1st Baron Belasyse of Worlaby

by Robert White, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29422

John Belasyse (Bellasis), 1st Baron Belasyse of Worlaby, by Robert White, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D29423

John Belasyse (Bellasis), 1st Baron Belasyse of Worlaby

by Robert White, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29423

John Wilkins, by Robert White - NPG D29559

John Wilkins

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29559

John Tillotson, by Robert White, after  Mary Beale - NPG D29581

John Tillotson

by Robert White, after Mary Beale
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29581

Richard Meggott (Meggot), by Robert White, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D29586

Richard Meggott (Meggot)

by Robert White, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29586

John Owen, by Robert White - NPG D29655

John Owen

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29655

William Bates, by Robert White, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D29665

William Bates

by Robert White, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29665

William Bates, by Robert White, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D29667

William Bates

by Robert White, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29667

William Bates, by Robert White - NPG D29672

William Bates

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29672

Joseph Caryl, by Robert White - NPG D29699

Joseph Caryl

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29699

Samuel Clarke, by Robert White - NPG D29716

Samuel Clarke

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29716

George Griffith (Griffiths), by Robert White - NPG D29728

George Griffith (Griffiths)

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29728

John Flavel, by Robert White - NPG D29745

John Flavel

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29745

Edmund Trench, by Robert White, after  Mary Beale - NPG D29748

Edmund Trench

by Robert White, after Mary Beale
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29748

Edward Pearse, by Robert White - NPG D29749

Edward Pearse

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29749

Josuah Moone, by Robert White - NPG D29759

Josuah Moone

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29759

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