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    Sale 5858

    Old Masters & 19th Century Works of Art

    10 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 50

    Manner of William Scrots

    Portrait of King Edward VI (1537-1553), half-length, in a red doublet with gold embroidery, a glove in his right hand

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    Manner of William Scrots
    Portrait of King Edward VI (1537-1553), half-length, in a red doublet with gold embroidery, a glove in his right hand
    inscribed 'EDWARDUS REX' (upper left)
    oil on panel
    20¼ x 15½ in. (50.8 x 39.3 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Campbell Watson,
    and by descent to Trevallyn Watson.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 16 June 1967, lot 90, as 'Holbein' (where acquired by the husband of the present owner).