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Room 4
Early Stuart Britain

Room 4 This room includes a selection of portraits of well-known figures from the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.

Room introduction

8 portraits on display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery

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6790

John Donne

by Unknown English artist
oil on panel, circa 1595
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6790

1

William Shakespeare

associated with John Taylor
oil on canvas, feigned oval, circa 1600-1610
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1

6918

Anne of Denmark

by John De Critz the Elder
oil on canvas, circa 1605-1610
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6918

4515

Henry, Prince of Wales

by Robert Peake the Elder
oil on canvas, circa 1610
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4515

6113

Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia

by Robert Peake the Elder
oil on canvas, circa 1610
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6113

2752

Benjamin Jonson

by Abraham van Blyenberch
oil on canvas, circa 1617
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2752

5297

Ludovic Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 2nd Duke of Lennox

by Paul van Somer
oil on canvas, circa 1620
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5297

109

King James I of England and VI of Scotland

by Daniel Mytens
oil on canvas, 1621
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 109