Portrait of Oliver Cromwell by Edward Mascall

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.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
74 x 61 cm
Art Fund grant:
£155 ( Total: £155)
Acquired in:
1966
Vendor:
Oscar Johnson

It was bought by him from one Wisker Clark, once Mascall's servant, who had married the artist's widow.

Provenance

Wisker Clark; Duke of Chandos, until 1747; Unrecorded until purchased by Mr Oscar Johnson.

Venue details

Cromwell Museum Grammar School Walk, HUNTINGDON Cambridgeshire PE29 3LF 01480 375 830 www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/cromwell

Entry details

Free to all

Until 31 Mar:
Tue – Fri and Sun, 1.30pm – 4pm
Sat,10.30am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 4pm

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