Portrait of Horace, Lord Vere of Tilbury by George Gower

Portrait of Sir Horace Vere (1565-1635), the greatest military commander of his time - fighting in the Netherlands against the Spanish.

Details

Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
93 x 78 cm
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £2,000)
Acquired in:
1975
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Appointed Master-General of the Ordnance for life, giving him close association with the Tower as the Board of Ordnance was situated there until 1855.

Provenance

The Earl of Westmorland; Major A.C.Tempest; by descent, Captain Stephen Tempest of Broughton Hall.

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