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- subject matching 'Carpets and textiles'

A selection of portraits that depict carpets and textiles with interesting designs. See also: 'Known interiors' (Themes).

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Sir Thomas More, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 4358

Sir Thomas More

after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on panel, early 17th century, based on a work of 1527
On display at Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, Australia
NPG 4358

William Warham, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 2094

William Warham

after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on panel, early 17th century, based on a work of 1527
NPG 2094

Thomas Cranmer, by Gerlach Flicke - NPG 535

Thomas Cranmer

by Gerlach Flicke
oil on panel, 1545-1546
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 535

Katherine Parr, attributed to Master John - NPG 4451

Katherine Parr

attributed to Master John
oil on panel, circa 1545
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4451

King Edward VI, by Workshop associated with 'Master John' - NPG 5511

King Edward VI

by Workshop associated with 'Master John'
oil on panel, circa 1547
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5511

Sir Christopher Hatton, attributed to Silvester (Sylvester) Harding, after  Nicholas Hilliard - NPG 2413

Sir Christopher Hatton

attributed to Silvester (Sylvester) Harding, after Nicholas Hilliard
watercolour, 1848, based on a work of circa 1588-1591
NPG 2413

Sir Thomas More, his father, his household and his descendants, by Rowland Lockey, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 2765

Sir Thomas More, his father, his household and his descendants

by Rowland Lockey, after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on canvas, 1593
NPG 2765

The Somerset House Conference, 1604, by Unknown artist - NPG 665

The Somerset House Conference, 1604

by Unknown artist
oil on canvas, 1604
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 665

Anne of Denmark, by John De Critz the Elder - NPG 6918

Anne of Denmark

by John De Critz the Elder
oil on canvas, circa 1605-1610
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6918

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, attributed to William Larkin, and  studio of William Larkin - NPG 3840

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham

attributed to William Larkin, and studio of William Larkin
oil on canvas, circa 1616
On display at Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, Australia
NPG 3840

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban, by Unknown artist - NPG 1288

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban

by Unknown artist
oil on canvas, after 1731, based on a work of circa 1618
On display in the Long Gallery at Montacute House
NPG 1288

Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex, by Unknown artist - NPG L115

Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex

by Unknown artist
oil on canvas, circa 1620
On display in the Long Gallery at Montacute House
NPG L115

George Abbot, after Unknown artist - NPG 2160

George Abbot

after Unknown artist
oil on canvas, 1623
NPG 2160

King Charles II, by Unknown artist - NPG 6403

King Charles II

by Unknown artist
oil on canvas, 1630
On display in Room 5 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6403

King Charles I, after Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG 2137

King Charles I

after Sir Anthony van Dyck
oil on canvas, based on a work of 1635-1637
On display at Kensington Palace, London
NPG 2137

King Charles II, studio of Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG 5705

King Charles II

studio of Sir Anthony van Dyck
oil on canvas, circa 1638
On display at the Queen's House, London
NPG 5705

Thomas Killigrew, by William Sheppard - NPG 3795

Thomas Killigrew

by William Sheppard
oil on canvas, 1650
On display at Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley
NPG 3795

Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury, after John Greenhill - NPG 3893

Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury

after John Greenhill
oil on canvas, based on a work of circa 1672-1673
On display in Room 7 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3893

Robert Boyle, after Johann Kerseboom - NPG 3930

Robert Boyle

after Johann Kerseboom
oil on canvas, based on a work of circa 1689-1690
On display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3930

King William III, after Jan Henrik Brandon - NPG 4153

King William III

after Jan Henrik Brandon
oil on canvas, based on a work of 1697
NPG 4153

King George I, studio of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 544

King George I

studio of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, 1714-1725, based on a work of 1714
NPG 544