John Bourchier, 2nd Baron Berners was Chancellor of the Exchequer to Henry VIII and also a scholar.
John Bourchier, 2nd Baron Berners by Unknown Artist, 15201530
© National Portrait Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 50 x 39 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,500 ( Total: £34,000)
- Acquired in:
- Christopher Gibbs
Costume and technique suggest that the portrait may have been painted in the Pas de Calais in the 1520s when Lord Berners was Deputy of Calais.
Jane, Baroness Berners; by descent, G.H.Tyrwhitt-Wilson; by bequest, R.V.Herber Percy.