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- subject matching 'Books and libraries'

A selection of portraits that depict books and libraries. See also: 'Reading' and 'Writing' (Activity).

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Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 1727

Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex

after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on panel, early 17th century, based on a work of 1532-1533
On display at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA
NPG 1727

Sir Thomas Chaloner, by Unknown Flemish artist - NPG 2445

Sir Thomas Chaloner

by Unknown Flemish artist
oil on panel, 1559
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2445

Nicholas Ridley, by Unknown artist - NPG 296

Nicholas Ridley

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, late sixteenth century
On display in Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 296

King Edward VI and the Pope, by Unknown artist - NPG 4165

King Edward VI and the Pope

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, circa 1575
On display in Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4165

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

Francis Godwin, after Unknown artist - NPG 4371

Francis Godwin

after Unknown artist
watercolour, based on a work of 1613
NPG 4371

John Evelyn, by Robert Nanteuil - NPG 3258

John Evelyn

by Robert Nanteuil
engraving, 1650
NPG 3258

Sir William Petty, by Isaac Fuller - NPG 2924

Sir William Petty

by Isaac Fuller
oil on canvas, circa 1651
NPG 2924

Richard Bentley, after Sir James Thornhill - NPG 851

Richard Bentley

after Sir James Thornhill
oil on canvas, based on a work of 1710
NPG 851

Sir Christopher Wren, by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 113

Sir Christopher Wren

by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, 1711
On display in Room 10 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 113

Sir Thomas Robinson, 1st Bt, by Frans van der Mijn (or Myn) - NPG 5275

Sir Thomas Robinson, 1st Bt

by Frans van der Mijn (or Myn)
oil on canvas, 1750
On display in Room 10 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5275

George Frideric Handel, by Thomas Hudson - NPG 3970

George Frideric Handel

by Thomas Hudson
oil on canvas, 1756
On display in Room 12 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3970