Van der Doort c.1639


Frobenius, Erasmus's printer and landlord in Basel, with his printing tools (life-size half-length)

Walpole Society reference (1960): 
WS 84, № 43
Measurements (Van der Doort): 
1ft 9in x 1ft ½in (53.3 x 31.8cm) [MS Ash 1514 gives other, wrong measurements]
light from the right
black frame
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. 13; MS Ash 1514, f. 106 and V&A MS, f. 32, no 47 (WS 209)
Charles II inventory c1666: 
Whitehall, no. 333, 53 x 30.5
Project notes: 
Makes a pair with Erasmus; from Buckingham?; original measurements possibly incorrect
Interpreting the text: 
The text in brackets comes from the V&A Manuscript
Identification certainty: 
Sale Inventory c.1649-51