Van der Doort c.1639


Erasmus of Rotterdam, (hands on a red book)

Walpole Society reference (1960): 
WS 85, № 49
Measurements (Van der Doort): 
1ft 9in x 1ft 1in (53.3 x 33cm)
light from the left
high black frame
Pair to no 43
Room description extended: 
By your majesty's especially command your pictures and rarities which you had kept at St James's in the Cabinet Room were transported and brought to Whitehall into the Privy Gallery in your Majesty's newly-erected Cabinet Room, whereof the particulars as well of the said rarities from St James's as also other Pictures medals agates or the like since by Your Majesty thereunto augmented, as by the number and bigness particularly signified doth appear as followeth
Original Manuscript page number: 
Windsor MS., f. 14 and V&A MS, f. 33, no 53 (WS 210)
Charles II inventory c1666: 
Whitehall, no. 336, 53 x 30.5
Interpreting the text: 
The text in brackets comes from the V&A Manuscript
Identification certainty: 
Sale Inventory c.1649-51