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

Sitter associated with 52 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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4358

Sir Thomas More

after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on panel, early 17th century (1527)
On display in Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
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3543

Sir Thomas More

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

306

Sir Thomas More

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

D24946

Sir Thomas More

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

D24948

Sir Thomas More

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

D35485

John Fisher; Sir Thomas More

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

D9866

Unknown man called Sir Thomas More

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

D24947

Sir Thomas More

by Robert White
line engraving, 1681
NPG D24947

D24313

Sir Thomas More

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

D18783

Sir Thomas More

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

D24310

Sir Thomas More

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

D19798

Sir Thomas More

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

D24315

Sir Thomas More

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

D13912

Sir Thomas More

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

D24311

Sir Thomas More

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

D24309

Sir Thomas More

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

D24318

Familia Thomæ Mori Angl:cancell:

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

D24317

Sir Thomas More

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

D1

Sir Thomas More and his Family

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

D23246

Sir Thomas More

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

D5295

Sir Thomas More

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

D5296

Sir Thomas More

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

D5297

Sir Thomas More

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

D5298

Sir Thomas More

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

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

D19004

Sir Thomas More

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

D39011

Sir Thomas More

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

D39012

Sir Thomas More

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

D39014

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

D19782

Sir Thomas More

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

D19185

Sir Thomas More

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

D39007

Sir Thomas More

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

D39009

Sir Thomas More

by Unknown artist
line engraving, 18th century
NPG D39009

D19687

Sir Thomas More

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

D39003

Sir Thomas More

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

D39004

Sir Thomas More

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, published 1741
NPG D39004

D39008

Sir Thomas More

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, published 1741
NPG D39008

D39013

Sir Thomas More

published by Christian von Mechel
line engraving, late 18th century
NPG D39013

D39015

Familia Thomæ Mori Angl:cancell:

by and published by Christian von Mechel, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, 1787 (1530)
NPG D39015

D39006

Sir Thomas More

by Thomas Holloway
line engraving, published 1792
NPG D39006

D19085

'Family of Sir Thomas More'

by Christian von Mechel, after Hans Holbein the Younger
aquatint, 1794
NPG D19085

D6517

Sir Thomas More

by Unknown artist
watercolour with bodycolour and gold paint, 19th century
NPG D6517

D6516

Sir Thomas More

by George Perfect Harding
pen and ink and wash, 1802-1853
NPG D6516

D17483

Sir Thomas More

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

D39005

Sir Thomas More

by James Thomson (Thompson), published by Harding, Mavor & Lepard, after William Derby, after Hans Holbein the Younger
stipple and line engraving, published 24 December 1823
NPG D39005

D39010

Sir Thomas More

by Gaspar Sensi, supervised by José de Madrazo y Agudo, printed by Real Establecimiento Litográfico, after Sir Peter Paul Rubens, after Hans Holbein the Younger
lithograph, circa 1830s
NPG D39010

D39001

Sir Thomas More

after Hans Holbein the Younger
chromolithograph, late 20th century (circa 1526)
NPG D39001

D39002

Sir Thomas More

after Hans Holbein the Younger
chromolithograph, late 20th century (circa 1527)
NPG D39002

D38963

Sir Thomas More

after Hans Holbein the Younger
chromolithograph, 1978 or before (circa 1526)
NPG D38963