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Elizabeth of York

2 of 23 portraits of Elizabeth of York

Elizabeth of York, by Elkington & Co, cast by  Domenico Brucciani, after  Pietro Torrigiano, 1870 (circa 1512-1518) - NPG 291 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Elizabeth of York

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after Pietro Torrigiano
electrotype, 1870 (circa 1512-1518)
34 in. (864 mm) high
Purchased, 1870
Primary Collection
NPG 291


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  • Elizabeth of York (1466-1503), Queen of Henry VII. Sitter associated with 23 portraits.

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This electrotype is a copy from the upper part of the gilt bronze effigy of the queen on the double tomb with her husband Henry VII at Westminster Abbey. It is one of a series of electrotype reproductions of tomb effigies made for the National Portrait Gallery by Elkington & Co in the 1870s. An electrotype sculpture of this type is made by electro-deposition of copper onto a mould or cast of an object. The electrotype could then be patinated like bronze.

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  • NPG 290: King Henry VII (companion portrait)

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