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King Henry VI

1 of 37 portraits of King Henry VI

King Henry VI, by Unknown English artist, circa 1540 - NPG 2457 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

King Henry VI

by Unknown English artist
oil on panel, circa 1540
12 1/2 in. x 10 in. (318 mm x 254 mm)
Purchased, 1930
Primary Collection
NPG 2457

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  • King Henry VI (1421-1471), Reigned 1422-61 and 1470-1. Sitter associated with 37 portraits.

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This portrait and that of Edward IV were probably paired with other portraits of these sitters as examples of warring kings.

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