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.

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.


Cromwell Museum

Grammar School Walk, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3LF
01480 708008
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Apr - Oct Tue - Sun, 11am - 4pm Bank Holiday Mondays 11am - 4pm Nov - Mar Tue - Sun, 11am - 3pm

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