Two portraits of Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex by Hans Holbein the Younger

Two portraits of Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex (1532-3 & 1537-40).

Details

Medium:
Watercolour & vellum framed in gold locket
Dimensions:
4 x 4 cm
Art Fund grant:
£40,000 ( Total: £264,687)
Acquired in:
1994
Vendor:
Christie's

Framed back to back in a gold locket. These works were acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.

Provenance

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).

Venue details

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

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