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Thomas Wolsey (1475–1530), Royal Minister, Archbishop of York and Cardinal

Photo credit: Trinity College, University of Cambridge

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Trinity College, University of Cambridge

Cambridge


Date

1585–1596

Medium

oil on panel

Measurements

H 48 x W 41 cm

Accession number

TC Oils P 215

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

High left on panel: 'Wolsey'. Dendrochronology in 2009 revealed that four panel portraits (TC Oils P 76, 149, 215 and 225) contained boards from the same tree, and indicates a common usage period of 1585-1596 for all four panels, which were presumably commissioned together.


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Trinity College, University of Cambridge

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