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Probably Sir William Butts

4 of 7 portraits of Sir William Butts

Probably Sir William Butts, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Hans Holbein the Younger, 1649 - NPG D7976 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Probably Sir William Butts

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, 1649
5 1/2 in. x 3 7/8 in. (141 mm x 98 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1893
Reference Collection
NPG D7976

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Sitterback to top

  • Sir William Butts (1485-1545), Physician and confidant of Henry VIII. Sitter associated with 7 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Hans Holbein the Younger (1497 or 1498-1543). Artist associated with 301 portraits, Sitter in 12 portraits.
  • Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677), Etcher. Artist associated with 521 portraits, Sitter associated with 10 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D17892: Probably Sir William Butts (from same plate)