Two portraits of Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex (1532-3 & 1537-40).
Two portraits of Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex by Hans Holbein the Younger, 15321540
© National Portrait Gallery
- Watercolour & vellum framed in gold locket
- 4 x 4 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £40,000 ( Total: £264,687)
- Acquired in:
Framed back to back in a gold locket. These works were acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.
Sir Walter Aston Blount, 10th Bt; Christie's, 24/2/32, lot 17 (1,950 gns to Frank Sabin); Dr Anton F.Philips, Christie's 6/7/93, lot 2 (bought in).