© National Portrait Gallery, London
Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk
by Jacobus Houbraken, after Hans Eworth Click on the links below to find out more
line engraving, 1735
14 1/2 in. x 9 1/8 in. (368 mm x 233 mm) plate size; 19 3/4 in. x 11 1/2 in. (502 mm x 293 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
- Hans Eworth (active 1540-died 1574). Artist associated with 25 portraits.
- Jacobus Houbraken (1698-1780), Engraver. Artist associated with 435 portraits.
- NPG D25123: Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk (from same plate)
- NPG D38985: Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk (from same plate)
- NPG D42868: Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk (from same plate)
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