Henry VIII, little full-length

Currently (03.2023) an anonymous loan to the British Museum, where it is labelled: honestone, mid-1500s, inspired by one of Holbein's full-length portraits of Henry VIII.

George Scharf's notes in the Heinz Archive, National Portrait Gallery: "no. 1074 of the Tudor exhibition in London of 1890. Bought at Strawberry Hill by Mr Dent in 1842".

Sale Inventory c.1649-51

Henry VIII, in clay

Walpole Society reference (1972): 
WS 256, №11
Sold to: 
R [reserved], sold; Gaspars
Sold for: 
£1 5s
Sale date: 
22/03/1649 or 50
Appears in Charles II c1666: 
Hampton Court, no 131, 38 x 38 (possibly)
Identification certainty: