Nicolò Molino, Venetian Ambassador

Daniel Mytens the elder (Delft c.1590 – The Hague 1648)
National Trust Inventory Number 129873

Category Paintings
Date 1622
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements
Place of origin
Collection Knole, Kent (Accredited Museum)
On show at Knole, Kent, London and South East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Nicolò Molino, Venetian Ambassador by Daniel Mytens the elder (Delft c.1590 – The Hague 1648), 1622. Full-length portrait, turned slightly to the right, gazing at the spectator, in a white falling ruff, and wearing a black robe lavishly trimmed with ermine and holding a letter with seal attached in his right hand. His left hand rests on a table table trimmed with gold braid, in the background red curtains drawn back on the right.

Provenance

On loan from the Trustees of the Sackville Estate

Makers and roles

Daniel Mytens the elder (Delft c.1590 – The Hague 1648), artist

References

http://www.npg.org.uk/research/programmes/the-art-of-the-picture-frame/guides-knole.php

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Place of origin
Materials Paint (29848)
Wood (127108)
Category Paintings (12641)
Collection Knole, Kent (Accredited Museum) (1617)
Periods 17th century (33017)
Maker Daniel Mytens the elder (Delft c.1590 – The Hague 1648) (56)
Subjects Nicolò Molino  (1)
Object Type Oil painting (12888)

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