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King Henry VII (1457-1509), Reigned 1485-1509

Sitter associated with 64 portraits
Henry VII was the son of Edmund Tudor, Earl of Richmond and Lady Margaret Beaufort. He was head of the house of Lancaster after the death of Henry VI and the founder of the Tudor dynasty. He assumed power in 1485 having defeated and killed the Yorkist king Richard III at the battle of Bosworth Field, establishing the Tudor monarchy. In 1486 he united the houses of York and Lancaster through his marriage to Elizabeth of York and finally ended the War of the Roses. A notably clever king, he amassed enormous wealth for the Crown and established relative peace in England.

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416

King Henry VII

by Unknown Netherlandish artist
oil on panel, 1505
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 416

290

King Henry VII

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after Pietro Torrigiano
electrotype, 1870 (circa 1512-1519)
On display in Medieval stairs: South Stairs at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 290

4027

King Henry VIII; King Henry VII

by Hans Holbein the Younger
ink and watercolour, circa 1536-1537
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4027

4980(13)

King Henry VII

after Unknown artist
oil on panel, 1590s-1620
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4980(13)

D23823

King Henry VII

after Unknown artist
line engraving, perhaps 17th century
NPG D23823

D23825

King Henry VII

after Unknown artist
line engraving, probably 17th century
NPG D23825

D23826

King Henry VII

by William Marshall
line engraving, probably 17th century
NPG D23826

D23828

King Henry VII

after Unknown artist
line engraving, probably 17th century
NPG D23828

D23829

King Henry VII

after Unknown artist
line engraving, probably 17th century
NPG D23829

D23833

King Henry VII

after Unknown artist
line engraving, perhaps 17th century
NPG D23833

D23838

King Henry VII

after Unknown artist
line engraving, probably 17th century
NPG D23838

D23848

King Henry VII

after Unknown artist
line engraving, probably 17th century
NPG D23848

D23849

King Henry VII

possibly by William Faithorne
line engraving, probably 17th century
NPG D23849

D23854

GENEALOGIA HENRICI VII ET ELIZABETHAE

after Unknown artist
line engraving, probably 17th century
NPG D23854

D23856

GENEALOGIA HENRICI VII ET ELIZABETHAE

after Unknown artist
line engraving, probably 17th century
NPG D23856

D31780

King Henry VII

by Unknown artist
line engraving, 17th century
NPG D31780

D23858

King Henry VII

by Jodocus Hondius
line engraving, 1610
NPG D23858

D23827

King Henry VII

possibly by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, 1618
NPG D23827

D1370

The Roiail Progenei of our Most Sacred King James

by Benjamin Wright, after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1619
NPG D1370

D23824

King Henry VII

by John Payne
line engraving, 1622
NPG D23824

D31779

King Henry VII

by John Payne, after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1622
NPG D31779

D20543

King Henry VII

by John Payne, after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1622
NPG D20543

D31777

King Henry VII

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1638
NPG D31777

D20544

King Henry VII

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1638
NPG D20544

D22809

King Henry VII; King Richard III

probably by William Faithorne, published by Sir Robert Peake
line engraving, circa 1640
NPG D22809

D34139

King Henry VII; King Henry VIII; King Edward VI

after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1677
NPG D34139

D23834

King Henry VII

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 18th century
NPG D23834

D23836

King Henry VII

after Unknown artist
line engraving, perhaps 18th century
NPG D23836

D23837

King Henry VII

by Michael Vandergucht
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D23837

D23850

King Henry VII

by Gaillard, after J. Robert
line engraving, probably 18th century
NPG D23850

D19853

King Henry VII

by Unknown artist
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D19853

D23832

King Henry VII

by Peter Vanderbank (Vandrebanc), after Edward Lutterell (Luttrell)
line engraving, 1706
NPG D23832

D7990

King Henry VII

by Peter Vanderbank (Vandrebanc), after Edward Lutterell (Luttrell)
line engraving, 1706
NPG D7990

D23840

King Henry VII

by Pieter Stevens van Gunst, after Adriaen van der Werff
line engraving, 1707
NPG D23840

D31775

King Henry VII

by Pieter Stevens van Gunst, after Adriaen van der Werff
line engraving, published 1707
NPG D31775

D20343

King Henry VII

by Pieter Stevens van Gunst, after Adriaen van der Werff
line engraving, published 1707
NPG D20343

D34142

The Sovereigns of England, part 2

by John Carwitham, printed and published by Richard Caldwell, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, circa 1723-1741
NPG D34142

D23835

King Henry VII

by Nathaniel Parr
line engraving, mid 18th century
NPG D23835

D23842

King Henry VII

by John Goldar
line engraving, mid 18th century
NPG D23842

D23847

King Henry VII

by Louis Philippe Boitard
line engraving, mid 18th century
NPG D23847

D19742

King Henry VII

by George Vertue
line engraving, engraved 1736
NPG D19742

D42238

King Henry VIII; King Henry VII; Elizabeth of York; Jane Seymour

by George Vertue, after Remigius van Leemput, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, 1737
NPG D42238

D18545

King Henry VIII; King Henry VII; Elizabeth of York; Jane Seymour

by George Vertue, after Remigius van Leemput, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, 1737
NPG D18545

D23844

King Henry VII

by George Vertue
line engraving, 1745
NPG D23844

D23841

King Henry VII

by John Keyse Sherwin
line engraving, published 1788
NPG D23841

D23862

Unknown sitter engraved as King Henry VII when Earl of Richmond

by Parker, published by Edward Harding, after Silvester Harding, after Jan Gossaert (Mabuse)
stipple engraving, published 1 November 1790
NPG D23862

D17180

King Henry VII

by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, early 19th century
NPG D17180

D42667

Interior of Henry the Seventh's Monument; Remaining Figures on the Screen of Henry the Seventh's Monument

by John Bluck, after Frederick Mackenzie
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 1812
NPG D42667

D23846

King Henry VII

by H. Growe
etching, published 1813
NPG D23846

D19605

King Henry VII

by and possibly published by John Bradley
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published March 1814
NPG D19605

D42664

Henry the Seventh's Chapel. Monuments and Details

by and published by John Preston Neale, by John Carter, by James Robert Thompson, published by Hurst, Robinson & Co
line engraving and etching, published 1 July 1821
NPG D42664

D43055

'Adoration of the Magi'

by Unknown artist
lithograph, published 1878
NPG D43055

D43059

formerly thought to be King Henry VII

by Unknown artist
chromolithograph, published 1878
NPG D43059

D19298

King Henry VII

possibly by John Payne
line engraving, circa 1625-1647
NPG D19298

D31868

King Henry VII

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1638
NPG D31868

D19578

King Henry VII

by Peter Vanderbank (Vandrebanc), after Edward Lutterell (Luttrell)
line engraving, 1706
NPG D19578

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