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Sir Thomas More

16 of 52 portraits of Sir Thomas More

Sir Thomas More, by Richard Dalton, after  Hans Holbein the Younger, circa 1750-1775 - NPG D13912 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Thomas More

by Richard Dalton, after Hans Holbein the Younger
hand-coloured etching, circa 1750-1775
15 3/8 in. x 11 5/8 in. (392 mm x 293 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
Reference Collection
NPG D13912


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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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  • Richard Dalton (circa 1715-1791), Art dealer and librarian; engraver and draughtsman. Artist associated with 8 portraits.
  • Hans Holbein the Younger (1497 or 1498-1543). Artist associated with 299 portraits, Sitter in 12 portraits.