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King Henry II and Thomas Becket

18 of 20 portraits of King Henry II

King Henry II and Thomas Becket, by Joseph Strutt, after  Unknown artist, late 18th century - NPG D42450 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

King Henry II and Thomas Becket

by Joseph Strutt, after Unknown artist
etching, late 18th century
5 7/8 in. x 7 3/8 in. (150 mm x 188 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D42450


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Sittersback to top

  • Thomas Becket (1120?-1170), Archbishop of Canterbury. Sitter in 13 portraits.
  • King Henry II (1133-1189), Reigned 1154-89. Sitter associated with 20 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Joseph Strutt (1749-1802), Engraver and antiquary. Artist associated with 6 portraits, Sitter in 6 portraits.
  • Unknown artist. Artist associated with 6253 portraits.