THE LEWIS WALPOLE LIBRARY, YALE UNIVERSITY
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Portrait miniature of Henry VIII

Strawberry Hill ID: sh-000316
1525-1527
Horenbout, Lucas (South Netherlandish painter, c. 1490-1544, active in England)


Miniature
Watercolor on vellum on card
5.3 x 4.8 cm
Syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, PD19-1949

Strawberry Hill History

Object History

Provenance: Horace Walpole; 1892, July 4, Christie's, Hollingsworth Magniac Sale, (as by Holbein, and from Strawberry Hill) bt Duke of Buccleuch; 1949, July, Colnaghi's, Duke of Buccleuch Sale, bt The Fitzwilliam Museum.

Bibliography: Reginald Howard Wilenski, Flemish Painters 1430-1850 (New York: Viking Press, 1960).
J. Murdoch, The English Miniature (New Haven: Yale University Press, `981), 3-4, 31-2, plate 45.
Robert Lane Bayne-Powell, Catalogue off Portrait Miniatures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984), 128-30, plate 1.