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Thomas Seymour, Baron Seymour of Sudeley , c. 1509 - 49

MNT0137
Miniatures

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Collection Miniatures, Fine art
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: Seymour, Thomas

Object details:

Object ID MNT0137
Description Circular miniature in watercolour contained in a circular gilt metal display frame with a suspension ring and a scroll label below, engraved in black letters 'THOMAS LORD SEYMOUR'. The words 'Lord Seymour of Sudley' are also written on the back in pencil. The sitter is shown head and part shoulders, against a plain blue background, turned slightly to his right but facing the viewer. Apart from a little of a white shirt collar he is dressed in black, including bonnet hat with a gold bage supporting a black plume. He has blue eyes, red hair, beard and moustache. Formerly (to 1941) in the Duke of Buccleuch's collection, of which the probably 19th-century frame is characteristic.
Date made circa 1545-47

Artist/Maker Horenbout, follower of Lucas
English School, 16th century
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Materials gilt; pencil; bodycolour on vellum
Measurements Frame: 52 x 43 mm;Primary Support: 42 x 42 mm
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  • Thomas Seymour, Baron Seymour of Sudeley , c. 1509 - 49 (MNT0137)
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