An image of Henry VIII

Anglo-Flemish Workshop

(England 1530s – 1550)

Henry VIII

Location
Not on display
Year
circa 1540
Media
Painting
Medium
oil on oak panel
Dimensions
54.5 x 38.0 cm panel; 71.8 x 55.7 x 2.7 cm frame
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1961
Accession number
OB4.1962
Provenance
Sotheby's London, 22 Feb 1961, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Sotheby's London, 22 February 1961, lot 138, as by Scorel. Received 28 September 1962.
P & D Colnaghi and Co, 1948, London/England, Letters sent to Colnaghi's 17 October 2001, 15 May 2002 and 15 March 2003 asking for information on when and from whom they acquired the painting. No reply.
Christie's London, 16 Feb 1945, London/England, 'Property of the Rt Hon Earl of Gosford', lot 114, as by Holbein
Earl of Gosford, Northern Ireland, dates unknown, provenance noted in 1945 Christie's catalogue
Earl of Wemyss, Scotland, dates unknown
Messrs Vokins, London/England, dates unknown, provenance noted in 1945 Christie's catalogue