John Bourchier, 2nd Baron Berners by Netherlandish School

John Bourchier, 2nd Baron Berners was Chancellor of the Exchequer to Henry VIII and also a scholar.

Details

Category:
Portrait
Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 50 x 39 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,500 ( Total: £34,000)
Acquired in:
1973
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

Jane, Baroness Berners; by descent, G.H.Tyrwhitt-Wilson; by bequest, R.V.Herber Percy.

Venue details

National Portrait Gallery St Martin's Place, LONDON London WC2H 0HE 020 7306 0055 www.npg.org.uk

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