Jonson was one of a small group of courtiers painted by the Flemish artist van Blyenberch, during his visit to England between 1617 and 1621. All other surviving portraits of Jonson derive from this one.


  • Title: Benjamin Jonson
  • Creator: Abraham van Blyenberch
  • Date Created: c.1617
  • Location: National Portrait Gallery, London
  • Physical Dimensions: 470 mm x 419 mm, 18 1/2 in. x 16 1/2 in.
  • Type: Painting
  • Original Source: National Portrait Gallery
  • Rights: National Portrait Gallery, London
  • Medium: Oil on Canvas
  • Credit line: National Portrait Gallery, London

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