Unknown Man & Unknown Lady by Nicholas Hilliard

Two miniature portraits: 1) Unknown Man, dated 1572, circular.


Details

Medium:
Oil on parchment on card
Dimensions:
1) diameter 4 cm; 2) 7 x 5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£900 ( Total: £1,400)
Acquired in:
1942
Vendor:
Duke of Buccleuch

Inscribed: Ano Dm 1572 Aetatis Sue; 2) Unknown Lady, formerly attributed to Isaac Oliver, oval. Part of a collection of 5 miniatures.

Provenance

From the collection of the Duke of Buccleuch

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

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