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William Torel (active 1291-1293)

Artist associated with 2 portraits
William Torel was a London goldsmith employed by Edward I to execute the gilt-bronze effigies of Henry III and Queen Eleanor of Castile for their tombs at Westminster Abbey and Lincoln Minster.

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Eleanor of Castile

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after William Torel
electrotype, 1873 (1291-1293)
On display on the Medieval Stairs at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 345

341

King Henry III

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after William Torel
electrotype, 1873 (circa 1291)
On display on the Medieval Stairs at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 341