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anonymous: Richard III (1452-85)  wikidata:Q28028827 
anonymous: Richard III (1452-85)
Portrait of Richard III of England (1452-1485)
Object type painting
based on lost contemporary original of Richard III of England, in the British Royal Collections. It shows later alterations to raise the height of the right shoulder and narrow the eyes. The medallions in the upper corners of the painting represent the Emperor Constantine I and his mother Helena. This painting is the source of the later 16th-century version in the National Portrait Gallery, London.
Date 1520
date QS:P571,+1520-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium oil on panel
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q1348059,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 56.5 cm (22.2 ″); Width: 35.6 cm (14 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,56.5U174728;P2049,35.6U174728
institution QS:P195,Q42646
Current location
King's Dressing Room
Accession number
RCIN 403436
References described at URL:
Source/Photographer Royal Collection of the United Kingdom


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20:42, 5 February 2006Thumbnail for version as of 20:42, 5 February 2006200 × 321 (14 KB)Maitch~commonswiki15th century portrait of Richard III Repainted in 19th century but believed to be true to original This is the portrait Josephine Tey discusses in <i>The Daughter of Time</i>.

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