Sir Nicholas Poyntz

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Sir Nicholas Poyntz, after Hans Holbein the Younger, circa 1530-1599 - NPG 5583 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Nicholas Poyntz

after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on paper, mounted onto panel, circa 1530-1599
16 1/4 in. x 11 1/2 in. (415 mm x 292 mm)
Purchased, 1983
Primary Collection
NPG 5583

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  • Sir Nicholas Poyntz (1510-1556), Courtier and Sheriff of Gloucestershire. Sitter in 1 portrait.

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The portrait is a good version after a lost original drawing of the mid-1530s by Hans Holbein. A later inscription either side of the head wrongly identifies the sitter as Sir Thomas Palmer.

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