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King Richard II

1 of 32 portraits of King Richard II

King Richard II, by Elkington & Co, cast by  Domenico Brucciani, after  Nicholas Broker, and  Godfrey Prest, 1873 (circa 1395-1397) - NPG 330 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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King Richard II

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after Nicholas Broker, and Godfrey Prest
electrotype, 1873 (circa 1395-1397)
31 in. (787 mm) high
Purchased, 1871
Primary Collection
NPG 330


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  • King Richard II (1367-1400), Reigned 1377-99. Sitter associated with 32 portraits.

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The original full-length effigy on Richard's tomb in Westminster Abbey is known to have been made by Nicholas Broker and Godfrey Prest and it is notable that the contract for the work specified that the images of both Richard and his queen, Anne of Bohemia, should be portraits.

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  • NPG 331: Anne of Bohemia (companion portrait)

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