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King Richard III

9 of 24 portraits of King Richard III

King Richard III, sold by Sir Robert Peake, probably after  William Faithorne, early 1640s - NPG D21256 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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King Richard III

sold by Sir Robert Peake, probably after William Faithorne
etching, early 1640s
4 1/4 in. x 3 in. (108 mm x 76 mm) plate size; 8 5/8 in. x 6 1/4 in. (219 mm x 160 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D21256

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  • King Richard III (1452-1485), Reigned 1483-5. Sitter associated with 24 portraits.

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  • William Faithorne (circa 1620-1691), Engraver and draughtsman. Artist associated with 712 portraits, Sitter associated with 4 portraits.
  • Sir Robert Peake (circa 1605-1667), Printseller and royalist army officer. Artist associated with 61 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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