Thomas Jermyn (1601-1659) (after British (English) School, 1640)

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 851803

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1700
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1120 x 900 mm
Place of origin England
Collection Ickworth, Suffolk (Accredited Museum)
On show at Ickworth, Suffolk, East of England, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Thomas Jermyn (1601-1659) (after British (English) School, 1640), British (English) School, circa 1700. Inscribed, painted, in bottom right hand corner: Thomas Jermyn, Rushbrook, 1649 (?). A three-quarter-length portrait of a man, turned to the right, gazing at the spectator, wearing black with white lace collar and cuffs, gold sword belt, his right arm resting on a table, his left to his sword; pale face, brown hair, moustache and eyes; red curtain draped at left.


Purchased at Rushbrooke Sale, December 10th and 11th, 1919; by descent to Rear Admiral Frederick William Fane Hervey, 4th Marquess of Bristol (1863-1951), on whose death valued for probate; accepted in lieu of tax by HM Treasury, and transferred to the National Trust in 1956

Credit line

Ickworth, The Bristol Collection (acquired through the National Land Fund and transferred to The National Trust in 1956)

Marks and inscriptions

Thomas Jermyn, Rushbrook, 1649 (?).

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist
after British (English) School, artist

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Place of origin England (251064)
Materials Canvas (10106)
Category Art / Oil paintings (12615)
Collection Ickworth, Suffolk (Accredited Museum) (11352)
Periods 17th century (33326)
Maker British (English) School (3781)
Subjects Thomas Jermyn (1601-1659) (1)
Portrait (2904)
Object Type Oil painting (14400)

Record Status


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