John Fisher

1 portrait

John Fisher, after Hans Holbein the Younger, 16th century (circa 1527) - NPG 2821 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

John Fisher

after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on paper, 16th century (circa 1527)
8 1/4 in. x 7 1/2 in. (210 mm x 191 mm)
Purchased, 1936
Primary Collection
NPG 2821


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  • John Fisher (1469-1535), Bishop of Rochester, cardinal and martyr. Sitter associated with 32 portraits.

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This drawing is a rare survival of a face pattern used by an artist's studio to produce a painted portrait. It is probable that many other such patterns would have been made for other sitters.

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