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- subject matching 'Reading'

A selection of portraits that depict sitters reading. See also: 'Books and Libraries' (Accessory) and 'Writing' (Activiity).

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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

George Buchanan, after Arnold Bronckorst - NPG 524

George Buchanan

after Arnold Bronckorst
oil on panel, 1581
NPG 524

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

Sir John Finet, copy by George Perfect Harding, after  Unknown artist - NPG 2404

Sir John Finet

copy by George Perfect Harding, after Unknown artist
watercolour, 19th century, based on a work of circa 1609
NPG 2404

Thomas Killigrew, by William Sheppard - NPG 3795

Thomas Killigrew

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

George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem, by John Michael Wright - NPG 6047

George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem

by John Michael Wright
oil on canvas, 1675
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6047

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

Barbara Palmer (née Villiers), Duchess of Cleveland, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 427

Barbara Palmer (née Villiers), Duchess of Cleveland

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, circa 1705, based on a work of circa 1705
NPG 427

Jonathan Tyers and his family, by Francis Hayman - NPG 5588

Jonathan Tyers and his family

by Francis Hayman
oil on canvas, 1740
On display in Room 10 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5588

The Shudi Family Group, by Marcus Tuscher - NPG 5776

The Shudi Family Group

by Marcus Tuscher
oil on canvas, circa 1742
On display on the First Floor at Beningbrough Hall
NPG 5776

Frank Nicholls, attributed to Thomas Hudson - NPG 6144

Frank Nicholls

attributed to Thomas Hudson
oil on canvas, circa 1745-1748
NPG 6144

Robert Adam, attributed to George Willison - NPG 2953

Robert Adam

attributed to George Willison
oil on canvas, circa 1770-1774
On display in Room 12 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2953

Sir William Lynch, by Unknown artist - NPG 3090(9)

Sir William Lynch

by Unknown artist
pencil and brown wash, mid 19th century, based on a work of circa 1771
NPG 3090(9)