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Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery

Early Stuart Britain

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

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

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John Donne, by Unknown English artist - NPG 6790

John Donne

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

William Shakespeare, associated with John Taylor - NPG 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

Anne of Denmark, by John De Critz the Elder - NPG 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

Henry, Prince of Wales, by Robert Peake the Elder - NPG 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

Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia, by Robert Peake the Elder - NPG 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

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, attributed to William Larkin, and  studio of William Larkin - NPG 3840

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham

attributed to William Larkin, and studio of William Larkin
oil on canvas, circa 1616
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3840

Benjamin Jonson, by Abraham van Blyenberch - NPG 2752

Benjamin Jonson

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

King James I of England and VI of Scotland, by Daniel Mytens - NPG 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