Half-length portrait.

The sitter wears a black jacket and white shirt with lace collar and cuffs; his right hand is raised to rest on his stomach. Sir Basil Dixwell was a notable and wealthy landowner who, between 1635 and 1638 built Broome Park, near Canterbury. This work was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.

Provenance

Dixwell family; Arnold Wiggins & Company, 1930s; Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, 1960s; American private collection; Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, 2003.


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