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Thomas Wilson (1525-1581) Secretary of State, diplomat and humanist; British Envoy to Portugal 1567-8

unknown, Flemish 16th century (after)

Thomas Wilson (1525-1581) Secretary of State, diplomat and humanist; British Envoy to Portugal 1567-8


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Artistunknown, Flemish 16th century (after)
TitleThomas Wilson (1525-1581) Secretary of State, diplomat and humanist; British Envoy to Portugal 1567-8
Date17th century
MediumOil on canvas
ProvenanceCollection of the British Museum; transferred to the National Portrait Gallery in 1879 (NPG 592); exchanged with orignal version (then in the collection of the Ministry of Works, now NPG 3799) in 1951 [Original version: Sold through Christie's, London, on 19 January 1951; from whom purchased by Leggatt Brothers; from whom purchased by Ministry of Works]
Exhibition'Portugal & UK: The Alliance Revisited', Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon November 1994 to January 1995
Dimensionsheight: 105.50 cm, width: 82.00 cm
Inscriptionnone
AcquisitionTransferred from the National Portrait Gallery, July 1951
LocationUK, London, Government Art Collection
GAC number1267
 
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