English School, circa 1600
Portrait of a gentleman, said to be Sir Thomas Mead, bust-length, in a black tunic and a white lace collar, holding a purse
bears inscription 'AN.O 1600/21. ILNEVARE' (upper left) and 'AETATIS. 51' (upper right)
oil on canvas
58.5 x 48.7cm (23 1/16 x 19 3/16in).