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Lancelot Andrewes

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1635 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Payne, John (engraver)
    Badger, R. (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, portrait, head and shoulders, of a man wearing a biretta and a rochet. The sitter is holding a book in his right hand, facing half left, within an oval border with letters.

Place of Origin

London (published)


1635 (published)


Payne, John (engraver)
Badger, R. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'Effigies R.P. Lanceloti Andrewes Episcopi Wintoniensi'

'See here a Shadow…see him breath' and 'Are to be sold by R. Badger dwelling in Stationers Hall. 1635. John Payne Fecit.'
Lettered with 16 lines of verse


Height: 23.2 cm cut, Width: 16.2 cm cut

Object history note

The original portrait, after which this engraving was made, is in the Bodleian Library, Oxford.

Descriptive line

Print, portrait, head and shoulders, of Lancelot Andrewes. Engraving by John Payne after an unknown artist, frontispiece to XCVI Sermons, 1635.

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

2nd state.



Subjects depicted

Biretta; Rochet; Bishop


Prints; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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