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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 Orlando Bridgeman, 1st Bt, by Robert White, after  William Faithorne, published by  William Battersby - NPG D29847

Sir Orlando Bridgeman, 1st Bt

by Robert White, after William Faithorne, published by William Battersby
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29847

Sir Orlando Bridgeman, 1st Bt, by Robert White, after  William Faithorne, published by  William Battersby - NPG D29848

Sir Orlando Bridgeman, 1st Bt

by Robert White, after William Faithorne, published by William Battersby
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29848

Sir Geoffrey Palmer, 1st Bt, by Robert White, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29884

Sir Geoffrey Palmer, 1st Bt

by Robert White, after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29884

Marmaduke Rawdon, possibly by Robert White - NPG D29891

Marmaduke Rawdon

possibly by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29891

Marmaduke Rawdon, by Robert White - NPG D29893

Marmaduke Rawdon

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29893

Sir John Nisbet, by Robert White, after  David Paton - NPG D29896

Sir John Nisbet

by Robert White, after David Paton
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29896

Joseph Caryl, by Robert White - NPG D32721

Joseph Caryl

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D32721

Sir Patrick Lyon of Carse, by Robert White - NPG D29902

Sir Patrick Lyon of Carse

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29902

Thomas Thynne, by and published by Robert White, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D29981

Thomas Thynne

by and published by Robert White, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29981

William Bluck, by Robert White, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D29994

William Bluck

by Robert White, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29994

William Rawdon, by Robert White - NPG D29996

William Rawdon

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D29996

Sir Edmund King, by Robert White, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D30034

Sir Edmund King

by Robert White, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, late 17th to early 18th century
NPG D30034

Everard Maynwaring, by Robert White - NPG D30064

Everard Maynwaring

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D30064

Everard Maynwaring, by Robert White - NPG D30065

Everard Maynwaring

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D30065

James Cooke, by Robert White - NPG D30086

James Cooke

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D30086

James Cooke, by Robert White - NPG D30087

James Cooke

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D30087

William Walwyn, by Robert White - NPG D30093

William Walwyn

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D30093

John Browne, by Robert White - NPG D30095

John Browne

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D30095

Sir Paul Rycaut, possibly by Robert White, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D30201

Sir Paul Rycaut

possibly by Robert White, after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, late 17th to early 18th century
NPG D30201

Sir Paul Rycaut, possibly by Robert White, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D30204

Sir Paul Rycaut

possibly by Robert White, after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, late 17th to early 18th century
NPG D30204

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