Attributed to John de Critz (Antwerp 1551-1642 London) Portrait of Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, three-quarter-length, in black costume beside the purse of the Lord Privy Seal

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Lot 5*
Attributed to John de Critz
(Antwerp 1551-1642 London)
Portrait of Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, three-quarter-length, in black costume beside the purse of the Lord Privy Seal

Sold for £ 9,437 (US$ 11,790) inc. premium
Attributed to John de Critz (Antwerp 1551-1642 London)
Portrait of Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, three-quarter-length, in black costume beside the purse of the Lord Privy Seal
dated 'Ano. 1599' (upper left) and inscribed in Greek (upper right)
oil on panel
91 x 74.4cm (35 13/16 x 29 5/16in).

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Philip Wharton, 4th Baron Wharton (1613-1696)
    Thence by descent through the family to Charles John Halswell Kemeys-Tynte, 9th Baron Wharton, Hallswell Park, Bridgewater, offered by his executors
    Sale, Sotheby's, London, 17 November 1948, lot 28, where purchased by
    Dr. E. Elmhirst and thence by descent to his widow Sheila, by whom offered
    Sale, Sotheby's, London, 23 June 1976, lot 8 (£700)
    Sir Peter Wakefield (1922-2010)
    With Lane Fine Art, London, where purchased by the present owner in 1980

    Literature
    R. Strong, Tudor and Jacobean Portraits, London, 1969, vol. I, p. 275



    A similar composition is in the National Portrait Gallery, London (see NPG 107).
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