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Sir Thomas More

17 of 52 portraits of Sir Thomas More

Sir Thomas More, by Charles Grignion, after  Hans Holbein the Younger, 1757 - NPG D24311 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Thomas More

by Charles Grignion, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, 1757
4 1/8 in. x 3 3/4 in. (105 mm x 96 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford, 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D24311


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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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  • Charles Grignion (1721-1810), Engraver and draughtsman. Artist associated with 24 portraits.
  • Hans Holbein the Younger (1497 or 1498-1543). Artist associated with 301 portraits, Sitter in 12 portraits.