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A selection of portraits depicting strong shadows or striking usages of light and shade. See also: 'Chandeliers' (Accessory).

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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
NPG 1727

Henrietta Maria, by Unknown artist, background by  Hendrik van Steenwyck - NPG 1247

Henrietta Maria

by Unknown artist, background by Hendrik van Steenwyck
oil on canvas, circa 1635
NPG 1247

Laurence Sterne, by Louis Carrogis ('Louis de Carmontelle') - NPG 2785

Laurence Sterne

by Louis Carrogis ('Louis de Carmontelle')
watercolour, circa 1762
NPG 2785

Thomas Hood, by Unknown artist - NPG 855

Thomas Hood

by Unknown artist
oil on millboard, circa 1832-1834
NPG 855