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Title Sir Anthony Paulet
Collection Jersey Heritage Trust
Artist Attributed to school of Geeraerts, Marcus, the younger (Flemish painter, 1561-1635, active in England)
Date 1597 (dated)
Description Sir Anthony Paulet is shown standing full-length in an interior setting. Behind him is a map of Jersey. Dressed in a suit of armour, he rests his left hand on a table on which his plumed helmet is placed. In his right hand he holds a rolled manuscript.
Current Accession Number SJA/0000/00063
Inscription front ll '1597'
Subject portrait (Paulet, Sir Anthony); interior; military and war
Measurements 202 x 117 cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Purchased from Leggatt Brothers 1957.
Notes For the new style of portraiture which Marcus Geeraerts the younger introduced to England, see: Strong, R., The English Icon: Elizabethan and Jacobean Portraiture, London and New York, 1969, pp. 21-37. For late sixteenth-century costume, see: Boucher, F., A History of Costume in the West, trans. J. Ross, London, 2004, pp. 238-44, ill. nos. 477-78, 510.
Rights Owner Jersey Heritage Trust
Author Bryony Bartlett-Rawlings

 

 

 

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