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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 Catherine 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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3543

Sir Thomas More

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

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Sir Thomas More

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

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
NPG 4358

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 Thom? 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