The sitter is depicted full length, in Elizabethan costume at the age of about eleven, he comes from a family in Candover, near Shrewsbury.

Inscribed with a coat of arms.

Provenance

In the sitter's family until sold by PL Perceval, Christie's, 16 April 1982, lot 69.


The Geffrye Museum of the Home

136 Kingsland Road, Hoxton, London, Greater London, E2 8EA
020 7739 9893
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Opening times

The museum is now closed to undergo a major, transformational development project. It will reopen in spring 2020.

Throughout closure, the Geffrye's restored almshouse will remain open for tours and a full programme of events will be run in the front gardens.

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