Edward Bower

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Charles I at his trial (c. 1650)

Edward Bower (fl. 1635 – 1667)[1] was an English portrait painter. During the Civil War he worked mostly for Parliamentarian patrons,[2] and painted Charles I at his trial. He portrayed other famous men of the time such as Lord Fairfax and John Pym. He worked primarily in London.[1]

Some of his works were engraved by Wenceslaus Hollar.


  1. ^ a b Portraits by Edward Bower (National Portrait Gallery)
  2. ^ "Bower Sir John Drake". Tate Gallery. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 

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