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Portrait of a Man, The Monogrammist H.V.B.

Inscribed u.l.: AETA.77/Ao. 1573/P.G. and signed: HVB.

Oil on panel, 49.5cm by 35.5cm.

The anonymous artist is known only from his initials H.V.B. The painting was acquired for the Collection in 1891, possibly as a portrait of Sir Thomas Gresham, but the Arms are those of the van Gemert family of Brabant.

 

REFERENCE: PIC227

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