This half-length portrait of Cromwell in brown robes with a white collar is believed to be that referred to by George Vertue in 1722 as being in the possession of the Duke of Chandos.
Portrait of Oliver Cromwell by Edward Mascall, 1657
© Cromwell Museum
- Oil on canvas Dimensions: 74 x 61 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £155 ( Total: £155)
- Acquired in:
- Oscar Johnson
It was bought by him from one Wisker Clark, once Mascall's servant, who had married the artist's widow.
Wisker Clark; Duke of Chandos, until 1747; Unrecorded until purchased by Mr Oscar Johnson.