circa 1535-circa 1540
oil on oak panel
54.5 x 38.0 cm panel; 71.8 x 55.7 x 2.7 cm frame
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Not on display
Shown in 1 exhibition
Acquisitions 1962, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 Apr 1963–12 May 1963
Messrs Vokins, London/England, dates unknown, provenance noted in 1945 Christie's catalogue
Earl of Wemyss, Scotland, dates unknown
Earl of Gosford, Northern Ireland, dates unknown, provenance noted in 1945 Christie's catalogue
Christie's London, 16 Feb 1945, London/England, 'Property of the Rt Hon Earl of Gosford', lot 114, as by Holbein
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.
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.
Referenced in 5 publications
Unknown, Anglicanism: a very short introduction, 2006, (illus.).
Unknown and Unknown, European Paintings before 1800 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1989, 115 (illus.). no. 350
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 216 (illus.).
Unknown, Catalogue of the Tudor and Jacobean Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery, London, United Kingdom, 1969, 159. under Henry VIII
Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1962 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1962. no. 37