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Richard Baxter

Richard Baxter, by Robert White, based on a work of 1670 -NPG 875 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Early Stuart Portraits Catalogue

Richard Baxter

after Robert White
based on a work of 1670
3 7/8 in. x 3 1/4 in. (99 mm x 83 mm) oval
NPG 875

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed centre: Aeta. (left), and Suae:76 (right).

This portraitback to top

A crudely painted version of the White engraving discussed under NPG 521.

Referenceback to top

Piper 1963
D. Piper, Catalogue of the Seventeenth Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery 1625–1714, 1963, p 22.

Provenanceback to top

Rev. Philip Henry; Rev. Farnes [Fownes?] of Salop; his executor James Mason, by whom presented 1789 to Thomas Stedman;1 Thomas Kerslake, by whom bequeathed 1891.

1 A MS label formerly verso: This Portrait/of the Revd. & Learned/Mr Richard Baxter/belonged formerly to the/Revd Mr Philip Henry;/from whose relations it came to/the Revd Mr Farnes of Salop/and was presented to Thomas Stedman/by James Mason Esqr/Mr Farnes’ Executor/Novr. 16.1789.

This extended catalogue entry is by John Ingamells, one of a limited number of entries drafted in 2010 for the incomplete catalogue, Early Stuart Portraits 1625-1685, and is as written then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.

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