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Robert Bolton

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    1650 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Payne, John (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 35

Physical description

Print, portrait, head and shoulders, facing slightly right, of a man, within a plain oval border.

Place of Origin

England (printed)


1650 (printed)


Payne, John (engraver)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with the name of sitter


Height: 10.2 cm, Width: 7.3 cm

Object history note

This print is a plate from Marrow of Ecclesiastical History, contained in the Lives of the Fathers by S. Clarke, 1650.

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Robert Bolton, anonymous engraving after John Payne, 1650.

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.

Production Note

E.3174-1960 is an impression of this print by John Payne.



Subjects depicted



Prints; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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