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Sir Thomas More

14 of 52 portraits of Sir Thomas More

Sir Thomas More, by George Vertue, after  Hans Holbein the Younger, engraved 1725 - NPG D19798 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Thomas More

by George Vertue, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, engraved 1725
6 1/2 in. x 4 in. (166 mm x 103 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D19798


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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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  • Hans Holbein the Younger (1497 or 1498-1543). Artist associated with 300 portraits, Sitter in 12 portraits.
  • George Vertue (1683-1756), Engraver and antiquary. Artist associated with 845 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.