Manner of Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder Portrait of Sir Thomas Chamberlayne
Inscribed Sr. Thomas Chamberlayne: of:/ Prestbury in Gloucestershire./Embassador from England to the/Emperor Charles the Fifth./To Philip the Second of Spain/and to the King of Sweden/In Flanders he married a/Lady of the House of Nassaw./ and from thence also he brought/the first coaches and the first watches/that were seen in England/He was born in the reigne/of Edward the Fourth and/died in the reign/of Queen Elizabeth in the upper register
Oil on canvas
29 1/2 x 24 3/4 inches (75 x 63 cm)
Purchased from Robinson Galleries, Harrison, NY, ca. 2003
Private collection, New York
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