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Henry VIII portrait feature

Portrait of Henry VIII

One of our most popular paintings is the Holbein portrait of Henry VIII. We have brought together all of our Henry VIII related online features for you to explore:

You can also look at an exhibition from our archives, |which has more information about the notorious king himself. The catalogue that accompanied this exhibition describing the conservation of the painting, is available to buy online |for £10 (plus £2.50 p&p, UK) or from the Walker.

The painting of Henry VIII is in Room one at the Walker Art Gallery| alongside the other Medieval, Renaissance and Reformation era paintings.

Children's activities

Children aged 8 and under can stop by at the Big Art children's gallery| and have a go at dressing up as Henry VIII!

All our exhibitions, events and activities are free.