Sir William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (1520-1598)
British (English) School
Art / Oil paintings
1570 - 1599
Oil on panel
520 x 406 mm (20 1/2 x 16 in)
Place of origin
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Croft Castle, Herefordshire (Accredited Museum)
Oil painting on panel, Sir William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (1520-1598), British (English) School, late 16th century. A copy after an original, signed AB and dated 1573 is at Hatfield, attributed to Brounckhorst by E. Auerbach, Hilliard, 1961, p. 267 and by Sir Roy Strong, The English Icon, 1969, p. 136.
From the estate of Sir James Croft, 11th Bt (d. 1941); loaned to The National Trust by Michael Henry Glendower Page Croft, 2nd Baron (1916-1997) circa 1960; accepted by HM Government in Lieu of Inheritance Tax from the estate of Michael Henry Glendower Page Croft and allocated to The National Trust for display at Croft Castle in 2004.
Croft Castle, The Croft Collection (National Trust)
Makers and roles
British (English) School, artist after Arnold van Bronckhorst (c.1566 - 1586), artist