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Oliver Cromwell

Early Stuart Portraits Catalogue

Oliver Cromwell

after Samuel Cooper
based on a work of 1656
29 3/4 in. x 24 3/4 in. (756 mm x 629 mm)
NPG 514

This portraitback to top

See under NPG 3065; a 17th/18th century variant.

Referenceback to top

Piper 1963
D. Piper, Catalogue of the Seventeenth Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery 1625-1714, 1963, p 93.

Conservationback to top

Lined; cleaned 1978.

Provenanceback to top

Henry Graves, from whom purchased 1879.

Exhibitionsback to top

Lambeth Palace, 1956; Anglo-Jewish Exhibition, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1956, no.71; Parliamentary Government, Tokyo, 1973.


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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