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FDA-P.454-2013

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Object number

FDA-P.454-2013

Object type

Identification

Title

Henry VI

Title Type

assigned by cataloguer

Comments

Painted after an earlier version in Royal Collection, which is dated 1504-20 [Reference: RCIN 403442].

A reference in the Eton College Audit Book, 1606-7 to one of the early portraits of Henry VI (referenced in Maxwell Lyte's 'Hist of Eton College', 1911, p. 185) reads ‘For an ell of greene taffitie to drawe before the founder’s picture in the librarie, 12s. 6d.’

Description

Content (person)

Content (note)

Half length, in black tunic, fur trimmed overcoat, black cap, wearing the linked SS Collar of the Lancastrian order. With painted corbels in upper corners

Dimensions

height (sight size): 550mm
width (sight size): 390mm
height: 810mm
width: 598mm
depth: 85mm

Physical description

17th-century carved wood frame with ivy leaves and berries, possibly originally for a mirror

Style

British School 16th Century

Production

Person

Unknown (Artist)

Date

c.1540

History and association

References

• Ian Tyers, 'The Tree-Ring Analysis of 10 Panel Paintings at Eton College', Dendrochronology Consultancy Ltd, Report 158, June 2009 (pp.9-10)
• Cole, B. ed., 'Eton Collections Review'1, April 2007 (Henrietta Ryan, 'Portraits of the Founder at Eton and King's', pp. 36-50)
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