King Henry IV

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King Henry IV

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after Unknown artist
electrotype, 1875, based on a work of circa 1408-1427
42 1/2 in. x 23 5/8 in. (1080 mm x 600 mm) overall
Purchased, 1875
Primary Collection
NPG 397

Sitterback to top

  • King Henry IV (1367-1413), Reigned 1399-1413. Sitter associated with 30 portraits.

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  • Domenico Brucciani (1815-1880), Sculptor. Artist or producer associated with 23 portraits.
  • Elkington & Co, Sculptors. Artist or producer associated with 22 portraits.
  • Unknown artist, Artist. Artist or producer associated with 6577 portraits.

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Henry IV's full-length effigy forms part of a double tomb shared with his wife, Joanna of Navarre. The hands on the original alabaster effigy in Canterbury Cathedral are badly damaged, as is shown in the electrotype copy of the upper part of the figure.

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  • NPG 398: Joanna of Navarre (companion portrait)

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