5 of 36 portraits of Thomas Wolsey
by Nicolas de Larmessin
line engraving, 17th century
7 1/2 in. x 5 5/8 in. (190 mm x 144 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
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- Thomas Wolsey (1470 or 1471-1530), Cardinal and statesman. Sitter associated with 36 portraits.
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- Nicolas de Larmessin (circa 1638-1694), Engraver. Artist associated with 28 portraits.