- Museum number
- Object: Henricus Purcell
Portrait of Henry Purcell, aged 37, bust length in an oval, wearing long wig and gown, open collar; coat of arms below; used as frontispiece to his 'Orpheus Britannicus' (1698).
- Production date
- 1695 (c.)
Height: 229 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 146 millimetres (trimmed)
- Curator's comments
- After a painting now in the National Portrait Gallery, London (NPG 1352).
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Orpheus Britannicus
- Acquisition notes
- Inscribed in pen and ink on verso, 'Dorothea Milbanke' and 'Dorothy Milbanke'. There is no clue to the later provenance on the verso.
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number