- Museum number
Portrait of Henry Danvers, Earl of Danby; three-quarter length standing almost to left, looking to front, his left hand on the sword-hilt, wearing Garter robes with a wide ruff. c.1635-40
Black chalk heightened with white, on light brown paper
- Production date
- 1635-1640 (circa)
Height: 421 millimetres
Width: 319 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Compositional study for the painting by Anthony van Dyck in the Hermitage, St Petersburg (showing the Earl full-length), inv.no.GE545; see N. Gritsay, in 'Houghton Revisited: the Walpole masterpieces from Catherine the Great's Hermitage', exh.cat. Houghton Hall in King's Lynn (Norfolk), London, 2013, cat.no.22.
Literature: Roger.-A. d'Hulst and Horst Vey, 'Antoon van Dyck: Tekeningen en olieverfschetsen', exh.cat. Rubenshuis (Antwerp) and Museum Boymans-Van Beuningen (Rotterdam), Antwerp, 1960, cat.no.95.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1960 July-Nov Antwerp-Rotterdam, 'Antoon van Dyck', no.95
- The paper is folded in the middle and shows oil stains.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- In register 'Purchased at Sotheby's by Mr Evans on commission'
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number