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Oliver Cromwell Lord Protector

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (probably, printed)

  • Date:

    late 18th century-early 19th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cooper, Robert (engraver)
    Bullfinch, John (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stipple engraving on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1454-1889

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 10

Physical description

Half-length portrait, standing to front and looking to right; the sitter is wearing armour, holding a sword in his right hand, and his left is placed on his hip. Below is a coat of arms.

Place of Origin

London (probably, printed)

Date

late 18th century-early 19th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Cooper, Robert (engraver)
Bullfinch, John (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Stipple engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Bullfinch delt. R. Cooper sculpt. Oliver Cromwell Lord Protector From the Original in the Collection of Earl Spencer.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 24.3 cm, Width: 17.3 cm

Descriptive line

Portrait, half-length of Oliver Cromwell wearing armour. Stipple engraving by Robert Cooper after Bullfinch, late 18th-early 19th century.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Stipple engraving

Subjects depicted

Armour; Man; Coat of arms; Sword

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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