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Sir Thomas More

(1478-1535), Lord Chancellor, classical scholar, author of 'Utopia' and canonized 1935

Sitter associated with 54 portraits
The great humanist scholar and author of Utopia, More became Henry VIII's Lord Chancellor in 1529. He opposed the King's divorce from Katherine of Aragon and refused to take the Oath of Supremacy, which acknowledged Henry as head of the Church of England. He was executed for treason in 1535 and canonised by the Catholic Church in 1935.

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Sir Thomas More, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 4358

Sir Thomas More

after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on panel, early 17th century (1527)
NPG 4358

Sir Thomas More, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 3543

Sir Thomas More

after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on panel, (1527)
NPG 3543

Sir Thomas More, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 306

Sir Thomas More

after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on panel, (1527)
NPG 306

Sir Thomas More, his father, his household and his descendants, by Rowland Lockey, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 2765

Sir Thomas More, his father, his household and his descendants

by Rowland Lockey, after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on canvas, circa 1593
NPG 2765

Sir Thomas More, by Lucas Vorsterman - NPG D24946

Sir Thomas More

by Lucas Vorsterman
line engraving, probably 17th century
NPG D24946

Sir Thomas More, by Magdalena de Passe, or by  Willem de Passe - NPG D24948

Sir Thomas More

by Magdalena de Passe, or by Willem de Passe
line engraving, 1620
NPG D24948

John Fisher; Sir Thomas More, after Unknown artist - NPG D35485

John Fisher; Sir Thomas More

after Unknown artist
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D35485

Unknown man called Sir Thomas More, by Lucas Vorsterman, after  (Claude) Corneille de Lyon - NPG D9866

Unknown man called Sir Thomas More

by Lucas Vorsterman, after (Claude) Corneille de Lyon
etching, 1631
NPG D9866

Sir Thomas More, by Robert White - NPG D24947

Sir Thomas More

by Robert White
line engraving, 1681
NPG D24947

Sir Thomas More, by Pieter Stevens van Gunst, after  Adriaen van der Werff - NPG D24313

Sir Thomas More

by Pieter Stevens van Gunst, after Adriaen van der Werff
line engraving, 1697
NPG D24313

Sir Thomas More, by Pieter Stevens van Gunst, after  Adriaen van der Werff - NPG D18783

Sir Thomas More

by Pieter Stevens van Gunst, after Adriaen van der Werff
line engraving, 1697
NPG D18783

Sir Thomas More, after Unknown artist - NPG D24310

Sir Thomas More

after Unknown artist
line engraving, probably 18th century
NPG D24310

Sir Thomas More, by George Vertue, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D19798

Sir Thomas More

by George Vertue, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, engraved 1725
NPG D19798

Sir Thomas More, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D24315

Sir Thomas More

after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, published 1748
NPG D24315

Sir Thomas More, by Richard Dalton, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D13912

Sir Thomas More

by Richard Dalton, after Hans Holbein the Younger
hand-coloured etching, circa 1750-1775
NPG D13912

Sir Thomas More, by Charles Grignion, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D24311

Sir Thomas More

by Charles Grignion, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, 1757
NPG D24311

Sir Thomas More, by Thomas Cook, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D24309

Sir Thomas More

by Thomas Cook, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, probably late 18th-early 19th century
NPG D24309

Familia Thomæ Mori Angl:cancell:, by and published by Christian von Mechel, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D24318

Familia Thomæ Mori Angl:cancell:

by and published by Christian von Mechel, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, 1787 (1530)
NPG D24318

Sir Thomas More, by Richard Woodman - NPG D24317

Sir Thomas More

by Richard Woodman
stipple engraving, probably early to mid 19th century
NPG D24317

Sir Thomas More and his Family, by F. Strickland - NPG D1

Sir Thomas More and his Family

by F. Strickland
pen and ink, probably 19th century
NPG D1

Sir Thomas More, attributed to Thomas Athow, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D23246

Sir Thomas More

attributed to Thomas Athow, after Hans Holbein the Younger
watercolour, early 19th century
NPG D23246

Sir Thomas More, by Henry Bone, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D17483

Sir Thomas More

by Henry Bone, after Hans Holbein the Younger
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, July 1813 (1527)
NPG D17483

Sir Thomas More, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D5295

Sir Thomas More

after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, published 1817
NPG D5295

Sir Thomas More, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D5296

Sir Thomas More

after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, published 1817
NPG D5296

Sir Thomas More, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D5297

Sir Thomas More

after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, published 1817
NPG D5297

Sir Thomas More, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D5298

Sir Thomas More

after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, published 1817
NPG D5298

King Henry VIII and Sir Thomas More, by John Shury - NPG D24308

King Henry VIII and Sir Thomas More

by John Shury
line engraving, published 1825
NPG D24308

The Family of Sir Thomas More, by Thomas Anthony Dean, published by  William Pickering, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D24316

The Family of Sir Thomas More

by Thomas Anthony Dean, published by William Pickering, after Hans Holbein the Younger
stipple engraving, published 1829
NPG D24316

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Sir Thomas More

by Samuel Taylor, after Hans Holbein the Younger
mezzotint, (circa 1525-1550)
NPG D19004

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Sir Thomas More

after Hans Holbein the Younger
albumen print, (circa 1527)
NPG D39011

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Sir Thomas More

after Hans Holbein the Younger
red tonal carbon print, (circa 1527)
NPG D39012

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Sir Thomas More, his father, his household and his descendants

after Rowland Lockey, after Hans Holbein the Younger
gelatin silver print, (1593-1594)
NPG D39014

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Sir Thomas More

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke), published by Compton Holland
line engraving, published circa 1618-1619
NPG D19782

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Sir Thomas More

possibly by Crispijn de Passe the Elder, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, 1620
NPG D19185

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Sir Thomas More

by Pieter Stevens van Gunst, after Adriaen van der Werff
line engraving, 1697
NPG D39007

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Sir Thomas More

by Unknown artist
line engraving, 18th century
NPG D39009

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Sir Thomas More

by Jacobus Houbraken, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, 1740
NPG D19687

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Sir Thomas More

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, published 1741
NPG D39003

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