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

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Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby, by Meynart Weywyck (Maynard Vewicke) - NPG L270

Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby

by Meynart Weywyck (Maynard Vewicke)
oil on panel, circa 1510
On display in Room 1 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L270

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 in Room 1 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1727

Nicholas Ridley, by Unknown artist - NPG 296

Nicholas Ridley

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, late sixteenth century
NPG 296

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
On display in Room 1 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2765

Francis Godwin, after Unknown artist - NPG 4371

Francis Godwin

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

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 9 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 113

Ayuba Suleiman Diallo, by William Hoare - NPG L245

Ayuba Suleiman Diallo

by William Hoare
oil on canvas, 1733
On display in Room 12 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L245

Benjamin Griffin as Tribulatio in Ben Jonson's 'The Alchemist' Act III, Scene 2, by Peter van Bleeck - NPG L269.B5.15

Benjamin Griffin as Tribulatio in Ben Jonson's 'The Alchemist' Act III, Scene 2

by Peter van Bleeck
hand-coloured mezzotint, 1748 after a work of 1738
On display in Room 11 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L269.B5.15