Thursday, 1 October 2009, 12:00AM
Museum of London

The Faces of a King: New research on portraits of Henry VIII

Dr Tarnya Cooper

The context of royal portraiture in its early evolution, and the many different portraits produced of Henry in his lifetime. This lecture will look at the context of royal portraiture in its early evolution, and the many different portraits produced of Henry in his lifetime. Why has Holbein's often-copied portrait stood the test of time?

Dr Tarnya Cooper is Curator of Sixteenth-Century Collections at the National Portrait Gallery.

 

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Sixteenth Century Curator at the National Portrait Gallery

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1 October 2009

The Faces of a King: New research on portraits of Henry VIII
Dr Tarnya Cooper

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