The Album Amicorum of Sir Michael Balfour by Various artists

119 leaves with drawings and autographs.

Details

Medium:
Paper in red Morocco binding
Dimensions:
16 x 11 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £4,200)
Acquired in:
1975
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Includes autographs by James VI, Queen Anne of Denmark, Henry Prine of Wales, and Christian IV of Denmark. Most notable for the pictorial material gathered during Balfour's Grand Tour of 1596-9.

Provenance

Michael Balfour; William Hog, 1660; William Marquess of Lothian; Private collection.

Venue details

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Entry details

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