Search the Collection

2652 portraits matching these criteria:

- subject matching 'Swords, daggers and shields'

Not found what you are looking for? Try our Advanced search

A selection of portraits that depict sitters with swords, shields, daggers and knives. See also: 'War and battle scenes' (Theme).

List Thumbnail

King Richard III with a broken sword, by unknown artist - NPG L266

King Richard III with a broken sword

by unknown artist
oil or tempera on panel, 1530-1562
On display in Room 1 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L266

William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, by Unknown Anglo-Netherlandish artist - NPG 2184

William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley

by Unknown Anglo-Netherlandish artist
oil on panel, 1560s
On display in Room 1 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2184

Ralph Lumley, copy attributed to George Perfect Harding, after  Unknown artist - NPG 2492

Ralph Lumley

copy attributed to George Perfect Harding, after Unknown artist
watercolour, 19th century, based on a work of 1567
NPG 2492

Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, by Unknown Anglo-Netherlandish artist - NPG 447

Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester

by Unknown Anglo-Netherlandish artist
oil on panel, circa 1575
On display in Room 1 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 447

Sir Francis Drake, by Unknown artist - NPG 4032

Sir Francis Drake

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, circa 1581
On display in Room 1 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4032

Sir Francis Drake, attributed to Jodocus Hondius, completed by  George Vertue - NPG 3905

Sir Francis Drake

attributed to Jodocus Hondius, completed by George Vertue
engraving, circa 1583
NPG 3905

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, by George Perfect Harding, after  Nicholas Hilliard - NPG 1492(c)

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

by George Perfect Harding, after Nicholas Hilliard
watercolour, early 19th century, based on a work of circa 1590
NPG 1492(c)

Henry, Prince of Wales, by Robert Peake the Elder - NPG 4515

Henry, Prince of Wales

by Robert Peake the Elder
oil on canvas, circa 1610
On display in Room 4 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4515

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
NPG L115