Called Cuthbert Fetherston (1537-1615)
British (English) School
Oil painting on panel, Called Cuthbert Fetherston (1537-1615), Dutch School, circa 1598. A half-length portrait, turned slightly to the right, dressed in black, with white ruff, a silver-topped staff in his right hand. The likeness accords with the sculpted image on his tomb in St. Dunstan's-in-the-West, London. Usher and Crier to Elizabeth I and James I, he built Hassingbrook Hall in Essex and was the grandfather of Sir Heneage Fetherstone, 1st Bt.
Uppark, The Fetherstonhaugh Collection (National Trust)
Marks and inscriptions
Verso: on old panel on back of panel: Cuthbert Fetherston Esqr./ Grandfather of Sr. Hennage Fetherston Bart. came from/ Stanhope in the County of Durham/1550 - drawn by Cornelius Johnson/about 1614
Makers and roles
British (English) School, artist previously catalogued as attributed to Cornelius Johnson (London 1593 - Utrecht 1661), artist Dutch School, artist