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Title:

Sir Henry Slingsby 1560-1634

Maker:

Hilliard, Nicholas; miniaturist; British artist, 1537-1619

Category:

miniature (painting)

Name:

miniature (painting)

Date:

1595

School/Style:

British

Technique:

watercolour

Material(s):

watercolour; medium
gesso; medium
vellum (skin); support; on card

Technique
Description:

watercolour on vellum, stuck on card, with another gessoed card stuck to it

Dimension(s):

height, 84, mm
width, 63, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1937; Cunliffe, Leonard Daneham

Provenance:

H.J. Pfungst; with Christie's sale 14 June 1917 (45); L.D. Cunliffe

Inscription(s):

date; centre left; gold; 1595
; centre right; gold; AEs 35
; on hat ornament; Semper Idem
; verso; Sr Hen Slingeby [sic] / father to Sr Henry Slingesby [sic] beheaded / by Olivir [sic] Cromwell; probably a late 17th century hand

Exhibition(s):

Documentation:

Bayne-Powell, Robert Lane. 1985. Catalogue of Portrait Miniatures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 115
Reproduced.

Murdoch, J.. Murrell, V. J.. Noon, P. J.. Strong, Roy. 1981. The English Miniature.New Haven & London: p. 57
Plate 66.

Murrell, V. J.. 1983. The Way Howe to Lymne.London?: p. 32
Plate 56.

Auerbach, E.. 1961. Nicholas Hilliard.London?: p. 125
No. 97, plate 97.

Strong, Roy. 1983. The English Renaissance Miniature.London?: p. 111
Plate 135.

1914-18. Catalogue of the Pfungst Collection. Victoria and Albert Museump. 12, 13

Accession:

Object Number: 3850
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 17997; input: 2001-01-08; modified: 2019-09-30)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/17997





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