King Edward VI

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King Edward VI, by Unknown artist, after  William Scrots, circa 1546 - NPG 442 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

King Edward VI

by Unknown artist, after William Scrots
oil on panel, circa 1546
18 5/8 in. x 11 in. (473 mm x 279 mm)
Purchased, 1877
Primary Collection
NPG 442

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  • King Edward VI (1537-1553), Reigned 1547-53. Sitter associated with 45 portraits.

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Technical analysis has revealed that the pigments have faded considerably over time. The background would originally have been a brilliant blue and Edward's cloak a dark red.

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