Henry VIII Presenting a Charter to the Barber Surgeons Company

1 portrait of Nicholas Simpson

Henry VIII Presenting a Charter to the Barber Surgeons Company, by Bernard Baron, after  Hans Holbein the Younger, 1736 - NPG D11098 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Henry VIII Presenting a Charter to the Barber Surgeons Company

by Bernard Baron, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, 1736
20 7/8 in. x 315 in. (530 mm x 800 mm) plate size; 26 3/8 in. x 37 3/8 in. (670 mm x 950 mm) paper size
Given by Barbers Company, 1891
Reference Collection
NPG D11098


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Artistsback to top

  • Bernard Baron (1696-1762), Engraver. Artist associated with 36 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Hans Holbein the Younger (1497 or 1498-1543). Artist associated with 300 portraits, Sitter in 12 portraits.

Sittersback to top

  • Nicholas Alcocke (active 1541-died 1550), Surgeon to King Edward VI. Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
  • Thomas Alsop (active 1541-1547), Apothecary to King Henry VIII. Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
  • Sir John Ayliffe (Aylef) (circa 1490-1556), Surgeon to King Henry VIII. Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
  • Sir William Butts (1485-1545), Physician and confidant of Henry VIII. Sitter associated with 7 portraits.
  • John Chambre (Chamber, Chambers) (1470-1549), Physician and cleric. Sitter in 3 portraits.
  • Richard Ferris (active 1541-died 1566), Surgeon to King Edward VI. Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
  • Edmund Harman (active 1530-1541), Barber to King Henry VIII. Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
  • King Henry VIII (1491-1547), Reigned 1509-47. Sitter associated with 91 portraits.
  • James Monforde (Mumford) (active 1540-1543), Surgeon to King Henry VIII. Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
  • John Penn (Pen) (active 1527-died 1558), Barber to King Henry VIII. Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
  • Christopher Salmon (Samon, Sammond) (active 1528-1553), Member of the Barber Surgeons Company. Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
  • Nicholas Simpson (active 1530-1541), Barber to King Henry VIII. Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
  • William Tylley (Tylly) (active 1541-1546), Warden of the Barber Surgeons Company. Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
  • Thomas Vicary (circa 1490-1561), Physician, surgeon and anatomist. Sitter associated with 1 portrait.

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