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portrait of Thomas Egerton, Lord Ellesmere
  • England, United Kingdom
  • portrait of Thomas Egerton, Lord Ellesmere, 1613
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 90.2 x 77.5 cm
    Canvas/Support: 35 1/2 x 30 1/2 in
    Frame Dimensions: 42 1/2 x 38 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1951.0030

Half-length portrait of a bearded man in 17th century crimson and white academic garb. Figure holds a rolled up piece of paper in his proper left hand and right hand resting on a red book with a seal on top of a table. He has a large lace collar (ruffs) and lace at the cuffs. He is wearing a hat and looking at the viewer. There is writing in the top left corner.