Robert Vaughan (Biographical details)

Robert Vaughan (printmaker; British; Male; c.1600 - c.1663)

Also known as

Vaughan, Robert


Engraver of Welsh origins, active in London from 1622, where married with two children. A Royalist in the Civil War, and indicted in 1651 for engraving a portrait of Charles II; he was acquitted on a technicality as it could not be proven that the print had been distributed (see 'Middlesex Sessions Rolls: 1651', Middlesex county records: Volume 3: 1625-67 (1888), pp. 200-207).


Hind III pp.48-91 (116 nos)
T.A Glenn in 'Archaeologia Cambrensis', 1934 p.291 (the major documentary source on his life)
Simon Turner, PQ XXVIII 2011, pp.305-9, Robert Vaughan and monumental brasses (on his engraved portrait brasses of 1633 and 1661 on Wynn family in Conway)