Van der Doort c.1639

Albrecht Dürer

A companion piece [to no 30], Albrecht Dürer's father on an antique old Hungarian fashion black cap, dark yellow gown hiding his hands, wide sleeves, painted on a reddish ground (life-size half-length), all cracked

Walpole Society reference (1960): 
WS 68, № 33
Measurements (Van der Doort): 
1ft 8in x 1ft 4in (50.8 x 40.6cm)
similar frame [i.e. to the earlier self-portrait, a small waved ebony frame]
City of Nuremburg, sent by the Earl of Arundel, Ambassador to Emperor Ferdinand [with no 30]
Gift / Exchange / Bought / Inherited: 
Room description extended: 
King's Chair Room in the Privy Gallery
Original Manuscript page number: 
B.L. Add. MS. 10112, f. 12; MS Ash 1514, f. 90 and V&A MS, f. 89, no 33 (WS 225)
Interpreting the text: 
The text in brackets comes from the V&A Manuscript
Identification certainty: 
Sale Inventory c.1649-51

per Dürer