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Portrait of Henry VIII, King of England, 1491–1547: P.13741-R

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Current Location: In storage


Portrait of Henry VIII, King of England, 1491–1547
Birch's Heads


Printmaker: Houbraken, Jacobus
Painter: Holbein, Hans, the younger (After)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Charrington, John


18th Century
Production date: AD 1750


Two states (earlier one) / Inscription around portrait: "HENRY VIII K. of ENGL. France & Ireland defender of ye faith / began his reign at 18 years of Age, lived 55 Y. Rnd 37Y 9M. died Ao.1546".

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Accession number: P.13741-R
Primary reference Number: 205135
Lugt: 572
O'Donoghue: 13
Ver Huell (Houbraken): 83
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Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Wednesday 18 December 2019 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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