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Sir Thomas More

6 of 52 portraits of Sir Thomas More

Sir Thomas More, by Magdalena de Passe, or by  Willem de Passe, 1620 - NPG D24948 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Thomas More

by Magdalena de Passe, or by Willem de Passe
line engraving, 1620
6 1/4 in. x 4 3/4 in. (159 mm x 120 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford, 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D24948


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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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  • Magdalena de Passe (1600-1638), Engraver. Artist associated with 132 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
  • Willem de Passe (1597 or 1598-1636 or 1637), Engraver. Artist associated with 170 portraits.