Sir Thomas Pope, Later 3rd Earl of Downe by Unknown Artist

Portrait of Sir Thomas Pope, later 3rd Earl of downe.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
203 x 120 cm
Acquired in:
1979
Vendor:
Capt Loel Guinness

Combines unusual features like the rucked up carpet, with red and black colour scheme popular with provincial artists of the time. The Art Fund grant for this painting included four other Elizabethan and Jacobean full length paintings purchased from the Loel Guiness collection.

Provenance

Sir Henry Lee, Ditchley; Captain Loel Guinness; on loan to Tate since 1953.

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