A Young Man in Armour
British (English) School
Oil painting on canvas, A Young Man in Armour, British (English) School, circa 1650. Half-length portrait of a young man, turned to the right, gazing at the spectator, wearing black armour, a white stock tucked in at the neck. He has shoulder-length natural brown hair his left hand rests on a helmet the thujb of his right hand tucked into his waist-sash.
Acquired with Calke Abbey's contents, with the aid of a grant provided by the National Heritage Memorial Fund, thanks to a special allocation of money from the Government and transferred in lieu of tax on the estate of Charles Jenney Harpur-Crewe (1917 - 1981) to the National Trust with the house that was given by Henry Jenney Harpur-Crewe (1921- 1991), in 1984
Calke Abbey, The Harpur Crewe Collection (acquired by the National Trust with the help of the help of the National Heritage Memorial Fund in 1984)
Makers and roles
British (English) School, artist previously catalogued as attributed to Anglo-Dutch School, artist