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FDA-P.451-2013

Parts

Object number

FDA-P.451-2013

Object type

Identification

Title

King Henry VII

Title Type

assigned by cataloguer

Description

Content (person)

Content (note)

Half length, in gold robe, red fur-lined cloak, black cap, wearing jewelled collar; holding rose in right hand

Dimensions

height (sight size): 850mm
width (sight size): 570mm
height: 1044mm
width: 763mm
depth: 62mm

Inscription

Painted inscription on lower edge of frame 'Dedit E.C.H. 1848'; upper edge 'Etonensis'

Physical description

19th-century frame, plain wood with gold decoration and lettering

Production

Person

Unknown (Artist)

Date

c.1590s

History and association

Associated object

FDA-P.122-2010 (one of a set)

Object history note

Provenance: Painted for Weston House in Warwickshire, probably commissioned by Weston's builder, Ralph Sheldon (died 1613); presented to Eton College by Head Master (later Provost) Edward Craven Hawtrey (Head Master 1834-1853) in 1848 (with a portrait of Henry VI)

References

• Ian Tyers, 'The Tree-Ring Analysis of 10 Panel Paintings at Eton College', Dendrochronology Consultancy Ltd, Report 158, June 2009 (p.22)
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