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Henry, Prince of Wales

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Henry, Prince of Wales, studio of Isaac Oliver, circa 1610 - NPG 1572 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Henry, Prince of Wales

studio of Isaac Oliver
watercolour on vellum, circa 1610
2 in. x 1 5/8 in. (51 mm x 41 mm) oval
Purchased, 1910
Primary Collection
NPG 1572


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  • Isaac Oliver (circa 1565-1617), Miniature painter. Artist associated with 71 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.

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In this distinctive and unusual miniature Henry is shown in profile wearing Roman armour and a richly embroidered toga, like a figure on an ancient Roman coin or medal. This profile depiction and Roman costume reflect Henry's interest in classical coins and medals.

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