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Early Stuart Portraits Catalogue

Samuel Butler (1612-1680), Author of 'Hudibras'

Portraits in Early Stuart Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

Samuel Butler

attributed to Pieter Borsseler
circa 1665
NPG 5924

Samuel Butler

by Gilbert Soest
NPG 2468

Samuel Butler

by Edward Lutterell (Luttrell)
circa 1680
NPG 248

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