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Sir Thomas More

18 of 52 portraits of Sir Thomas More

Sir Thomas More, by Thomas Cook, after  Hans Holbein the Younger, probably late 18th-early 19th century - NPG D24309 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Thomas More

by Thomas Cook, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, probably late 18th-early 19th century
8 1/4 in. x 6 1/4 in. (210 mm x 160 mm) plate size; 8 1/4 in. x 6 7/8 in. (211 mm x 176 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford, 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D24309


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  • Sir Thomas More (1478-1535), Lord Chancellor, classical scholar, author of 'Utopia' and canonized 1935. Sitter associated with 52 portraits.

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  • Thomas Cook (1744 or 1745?-1818), Printmaker. Artist associated with 35 portraits.
  • Hans Holbein the Younger (1497 or 1498-1543). Artist associated with 300 portraits, Sitter in 12 portraits.