King Edward VI (1537–1553)

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 809836

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1500 - 1599
Materials Oil on panel
Measurements 640 x 530 mm
Place of origin
Collection Buckland Abbey, Devon (Accredited Museum)
On show at Buckland Abbey, Devon, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on panel, King Edward VI (1537–1553), English School, 16th century. A half-length portrait of Edward VI [?young Hnery VIII], after an original of circa 1542/3, by same copyist as BUC/P/11, looking to left with his hands in front of him at waist height and holding a Tudor rose.


Probably acquired by Arthur Radford of Bradninch Manor (d.1925) between 1890 and 1920; by descent to his son, Courtenay Arthur Ralegh Radford (d. 2000), of Culmcott House, Uffculme; loaned to Buckland Abbey whilst leased by the Plymouth City Museum; loan transferred to the National Trust on the expiry of the lease in 1988; bequeathed by Ralegh Radford in 2000

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist

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Category Art / Oil paintings (12613)
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Periods 16th century (6297)
Maker British (English) School (3781)
Subjects King Edward VI (1537–1553). (29)
Object Type Oil painting (14398)

Record Status


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