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A selection of portraits that depict original, signature or exquisite jewellery designs.

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Elizabeth of York, by Unknown artist - NPG 311

Elizabeth of York

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, late 16th century, based on a work of circa 1500
NPG 311

King Henry VIII, by Unknown Anglo-Netherlandish artist - NPG 4690

King Henry VIII

by Unknown Anglo-Netherlandish artist
oil on panel, circa 1520
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4690

Katherine of Aragon, by Unknown artist - NPG L246

Katherine of Aragon

by Unknown artist
oil on oak panel, circa 1520
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L246

Queen Mary I, attributed to Lucas Horenbout (or Hornebolte) - NPG 6453

Queen Mary I

attributed to Lucas Horenbout (or Hornebolte)
watercolour on vellum, circa 1525
NPG 6453

Sir Thomas More, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 4358

Sir Thomas More

after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on panel, early 17th century, based on a work of 1527
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4358

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 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1727

Anne Boleyn, by Unknown English artist - NPG 668

Anne Boleyn

by Unknown English artist
oil on panel, late 16th century, based on a work of circa 1533-1536
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 668

King Henry VIII, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 157

King Henry VIII

after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on copper, probably 17th century, based on a work of 1536
NPG 157

Jane Seymour, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 7025

Jane Seymour

after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on panel, circa 1537
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 7025

King Henry VIII, by Unknown artist - NPG 496

King Henry VIII

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, perhaps early 17th century, based on a work of circa 1542
On display in Room 2 at Montacute House
NPG 496

Queen Mary I, by Master John - NPG 428

Queen Mary I

by Master John
oil on panel, 1544
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 428

Katherine Parr, attributed to Master John - NPG 4451

Katherine Parr

attributed to Master John
oil on panel, circa 1545
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4451

King Edward VI, by Unknown artist, after  William Scrots - NPG 442

King Edward VI

by Unknown artist, after William Scrots
oil on panel, circa 1546
NPG 442

Richard Foxe, after Johannes Corvus - NPG 874

Richard Foxe

after Johannes Corvus
oil on panel, late 16th century
NPG 874

King Henry V, by Unknown artist - NPG 545

King Henry V

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, late 16th or early 17th century
On display in Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 545

Henry Hastings, 3rd Earl of Huntingdon, by Unknown artist - NPG 1574

Henry Hastings, 3rd Earl of Huntingdon

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, late 16th-early 17th century
NPG 1574

Unknown woman, formerly known as Mary, Queen of Scots, by Unknown artist - NPG 96

Unknown woman, formerly known as Mary, Queen of Scots

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, transferred to canvas, circa 1570
On display in rooms at Montacute House
NPG 96

King Richard III, by Unknown artist - NPG 148

King Richard III

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, late 16th century
On display in Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 148

Queen Elizabeth I, associated with Nicholas Hilliard - NPG 190

Queen Elizabeth I

associated with Nicholas Hilliard
oil on panel, circa 1575
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 190

Queen Elizabeth I, by Unknown continental artist - NPG 2082

Queen Elizabeth I

by Unknown continental artist
oil on panel, circa 1575
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2082

Mary, Queen of Scots, after Nicholas Hilliard - NPG 429

Mary, Queen of Scots

after Nicholas Hilliard
oil on panel, inscribed 1578
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 429

Sir Christopher Hatton, attributed to Silvester (Sylvester) Harding, after  Nicholas Hilliard - NPG 2413

Sir Christopher Hatton

attributed to Silvester (Sylvester) Harding, after Nicholas Hilliard
watercolour, 1848, based on a work of circa 1588-1591
NPG 2413

Sir Walter Ralegh (Raleigh), by Unknown English artist - NPG 7

Sir Walter Ralegh (Raleigh)

by Unknown English artist
oil on panel, 1588
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 7

Sir Christopher Hatton, by Unknown artist - NPG 2162

Sir Christopher Hatton

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, probably 17th century, based on a work of 1589
On display in rooms at Montacute House
NPG 2162

Sir Edmund Anderson, circle of George Perfect Harding, after  Unknown artist - NPG 456

Sir Edmund Anderson

circle of George Perfect Harding, after Unknown artist
watercolour, first half of 19th century, based on a work of 1590s
NPG 456

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, after Nicholas Hilliard - NPG 277

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

after Nicholas Hilliard
oil on canvas, early 19th century, based on a work of 1590
NPG 277

Lady Jane Grey, by Unknown artist - NPG 6804

Lady Jane Grey

by Unknown artist
oil on oak panel, circa 1590-1600
NPG 6804

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

King Henry IV, by Unknown artist - NPG 4980(9)

King Henry IV

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, 1597-1618
On display in Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4980(9)

Queen Elizabeth I, by Unknown English artist - NPG 5175

Queen Elizabeth I

by Unknown English artist
oil on panel, circa 1600
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5175

Queen Elizabeth I, by Unknown artist - NPG 542

Queen Elizabeth I

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, early 17th century with 18th century overpainting
NPG 542

William Shakespeare, associated with John Taylor - NPG 1

William Shakespeare

associated with John Taylor
oil on canvas, feigned oval, circa 1600-1610
On display in Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1

Elizabeth, Princess of the Palatinate, studio of Gerrit van Honthorst - NPG 340

Elizabeth, Princess of the Palatinate

studio of Gerrit van Honthorst
oil on panel, feigned oval, mid 17th century
On display in rooms at Montacute House
NPG 340

Anne of Denmark, by John De Critz the Elder - NPG 6918

Anne of Denmark

by John De Critz the Elder
oil on canvas, circa 1605-1610
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6918