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

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Hugh Latimer, by Unknown artist - NPG 295

Hugh Latimer

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, late sixteenth century
NPG 295

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

King Charles I, by Gerrit van Honthorst - NPG 4444

King Charles I

by Gerrit van Honthorst
oil on canvas, 1628
NPG 4444

Thomas Killigrew, by William Sheppard - NPG 3795

Thomas Killigrew

by William Sheppard
oil on canvas, 1650
NPG 3795

Sir Edward Nicholas, by Sir Peter Lely - NPG 1519

Sir Edward Nicholas

by Sir Peter Lely
oil on canvas, 1662
NPG 1519

Robert Boyle, after Johann Kerseboom - NPG 3930

Robert Boyle

after Johann Kerseboom
oil on canvas, based on a work of circa 1689-1690
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

The Shudi Family Group, by Marcus Tuscher - NPG 5776

The Shudi Family Group

by Marcus Tuscher
oil on canvas, circa 1742
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
NPG 2953