Isaac Oliver (British, 1560/5-1617)
Henry, Prince of Wales (1594-1612), before red drapery, wearing damascened armour, white lace ruff, blue ribbon of the Order of the Garter about his neck.
Signed on the obverse with monogram IO, rectangular ebonised wood frame, inscribed on the reverse No.3/ Prince Henry, Eldest Son/ of King James the 1st./ by/ Isaac Oliver/ 26.
Oval, 50mm (1 15/16in) high
Provenance: S. Reynolds Solly, Esq (1862)
Henry Reynolds Solly, Esq
Mrs Edith Solly; Sotheby's, 27 June 1940, lot 31
Alfred Pearson, Esq
Robert H. Rockliff, Esq, Eastbourne; Sotheby's, 11 November 1947, lot 62
Broomhill House, Grantown-on-Spey
Exhibited: Special Exhibition of Works of Art of the Mediaeval, Renaissance, and more recent periods, ed. J.C. Robinson, South Kensington Museum, London, 1862, no.2605
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