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Curious Portraits of Dead Elizabethans: Edward de Vere or Sir Walter Raleigh?…

Curious Portraits of Dead Elizabethans: Edward de Vere or Sir Walter Raleigh?: Peake's Mysterious Man in White

Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, 1631.

Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden,

John Milton, from Poems of Mr John Milton, Both English and Latin, 1645.

June Order given for John Milton's arrest - he was hiding in Smithfield, London

Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, 1590.

Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene,

Samuel Daniel, frontispiece for The Civile Ware, 1609. Like Shakespeare's…

Samuel Daniel, frontispiece for The Civile Ware, Like Shakespeare's portrait from the First Folio, this one is placed right on the title page.

John Florio, from Queen Anna's New World of Words, 1611.

A Glossary of Sixteenth Century Italian Words Relating to Costume-A Partial Transcript of John Florio's 1598 edition of his Worlde of Wordes - an Italian/English Dictionary-READ ONLINE

Michael Drayton, portrait from his 1619 Poems.

Michael Drayton, portrait from his 1619 Poems.

James Hamilton, 2nd Marquess of Hamilton, 1623. (the National Portrait Gallery…

James Hamilton, Marquess of Hamilton, The National Portrait Gallery lists the attribution as "possibly by" Martin Droeshout.

Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, 1631.

Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden,

John Donne in funeral shroud, 1633.

John Donne in funeral shroud,

1632, Frontispiece to Robert Henderson, 'The Arraignment of the Whole Creature…

Frontispiece to The Arraignment of the Whole Creature Att the Barre of Religion, Reason, Experience 1632

Mountjoy Blount, 1st Earl of Newport, c. 1630-1640.

Mountjoy Blount, Earl of Newport, c.

Autume, 1620-1630. From Droeshout's Four Seasons series.

Autume, From Droeshout's Four Seasons series.

Sibylla Libyca, c. 1620s. From the series XII Sibylla Icones, the prophecies of…

Sibylla Libyca, c. From the series XII Sibylla Icones, the prophecies of the twelve sybills.