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Hugh Broughton

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1620 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Payne, John (engraver)
    Holland, Compton (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 2, box B

Physical description

Print, half-length portrait of a man, facing slightly right, holding a pair of gloves in his left hand and a book in his right, within a decorative oval cartouche with letters.

Place of Origin

London (published)


1620 (published)


Payne, John (engraver)
Holland, Compton (publisher)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'Ao. 1620 Ao. Aetatis 37 [...] Qua licuit, vultum…nisi) nemo potest T. H. Obijt Ao Ae. 64 [...] Jo: Payne sculp. L[ondon] Comp: Holland excud:.'
Lettered with name of sitter etc.


Height: 18.1 cm, Width: 12.1 cm

Descriptive line

Print, half-length portrait of Hugh Broughton, engraving by John Payner after an unknown artist, 1620.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.
O'Donoghue, Freeman. British Museum: Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits. London: Printed by order of the Trustees, 1908-25.
Corbett, Margery and Michael Norton. Engraving in England in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: the Reign of Charles I. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1952-64.



Subjects depicted

Cartouche; Gloves; Man


Prints; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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