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King Henry II

7 of 20 portraits of King Henry II

King Henry II, published by Sir Robert Peake, probably after  William Faithorne, early 1640s - NPG D21017 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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King Henry II

published by Sir Robert Peake, probably after William Faithorne
etching, early 1640s
4 1/2 in. x 3 1/4 in. (115 mm x 82 mm) plate size; 9 1/4 in. x 6 3/8 in. (234 mm x 162 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D21017


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Sitterback to top

  • King Henry II (1133-1189), Reigned 1154-89. Sitter associated with 20 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • William Faithorne (circa 1620-1691), Engraver and draughtsman. Artist associated with 707 portraits, Sitter associated with 4 portraits.
  • Sir Robert Peake (circa 1605-1667), Printseller and royalist army officer. Artist associated with 61 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.