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Portraits of King Henry VIII: Hans Holbein and His Legacy.

Sketch of Henry VIII, c. 1540? Workshop of Hans Holbein?
Sketch of Henry VIII, c. 1540?
Workshop of Hans Holbein?
Staatliche Graphische Sammlung.
Copy of Holbein's Whitehall Mural by Remigius van Leemput.
Copy of the Whitehall Mural, 1667.
Remigius van Leemput, after Holbein.
© The Royal Collection. Hampton Court Palace.

Holbein's Whitehall Mural (see page 2) and the Holbein portrait of King Henry VIII, which now resides at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum of Art in Madrid (below), set the standard for the Henry VIII portraits painted after. Here are the busts painted after Holbein. For the full-length portraits, see: Whitehall Mural and After.



King Henry VIII by Hans Holbein, 1536
King Henry VIII, 1536.
Hans Holbein, the Younger.
©Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza.

King Henry VIII c.1536 after Hans Holbein
King Henry VIII, c.1536.
Unknown, after Hans Holbein.
©National Portrait Gallery.

King Henry VIII 1542, after Holbein
King Henry VIII, 1542.
Unknown, after Hans Holbein.
Castle Howard (Yorkshire).

King Henry VIII, early 17th century?
King Henry VIII, early 17th c?
Unknown, after Hans Holbein.
©National Portrait Gallery.

King Henry VIII, 1535-1540.
King Henry VIII, 1535-40.
Circle of Hans Holbein.
©Galleria Nazionale, Rome.
King Henry VIII, after Holbein
King Henry VIII, 16th c.
Unknown, after Hans Holbein.
©Royal Collection

King Henry VIII, c.1540
King Henry VIII, c.1540.
Circle of Hans Holbein.
©National Maritime Museum.
King Henry VIII, 16th Century
King Henry VIII, 16th c.
After Hans Holbein.
Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh.
©Royal Collection.
King Henry VIII, 1560-1580.
King Henry VIII, 1560-80.
Unknown, after Hans Holbein.
©Royal Collection

King Henry VIII, 16th century
King Henry VIII, 16th c.
Unknown artist.
Private Collection.
King Henry VIII, 16th century
King Henry VIII, 16th c.
Unknown artist.
Private Collection.
King Henry VIII, late 16th century
King Henry VIII, late 16th c.
Unknown, after Hans Holbein.
©National Portrait Gallery.

King Henry VIII, after Holbein
King Henry VIII, 16th c.
Unknown, after Hans Holbein.
©Royal Collection.

King Henry VIII, 16th century
King Henry VIII, c1540.
Unknown, after Hans Holbein.
©Philip Mould, Ltd.
King Henry VIII, 16th century
King Henry VIII, 16th c.
Unknown, after Hans Holbein.
©Philip Mould, Ltd.
King Henry VIII, 16th century
King Henry VIII, 16th c.
Unknown, after Hans Holbein.
Wentworth Woodhouse.
King Henry VIII, 16th century?
King Henry VIII, 16th c?
Unknown, after Hans Holbein.
© Christie's Images.
King Henry VIII, c.1570-1599
King Henry VIII, c.1570-1599.
Unknown, after Hans Holbein.
©Royal Collection.

King Henry VIII, 16th century?
King Henry VIII, 16th c?
Unknown, after Hans Holbein.
© Philip Mould, Ltd.
King Henry VIII, 16th century
King Henry VIII, 16th c.
Unknown, after Holbein.
©Christie's Images.
King Henry VIII, after Holbein
King Henry VIII, 16th c.
Unknown, after Hans Holbein.
©Ackermann and Johnson Ltd.

King Henry VIII, 16th century
King Henry VIII, 16th c.
Unknown, after Holbein.
©Philip Mould, Ltd.
King Henry VIII, 17th-century?
King Henry VIII, 17th c?
Unknown artist.
New College, Oxford.
King Henry VIII, early 17th century?
King Henry VIII, early 17th c?
Unknown, after Hans Holbein.
©Royal College of Physicians.

King Henry VIII, early 17th century?
King Henry VIII, early 17th c?
Unknown, after Hans Holbein.
Lawrence Steigrad Fine Arts.
King Henry VIII, early 17th century?
King Henry VIII, early 17th c?
Unknown, after Hans Holbein.
©Gavin Graham Gallery.

King Henry VIII, 19th century
King Henry VIII, 19th c.
Unknown, after Hans Holbein.
The Morgan Library.




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