Van der Doort c.1639

Pourbus (the Elder)

Two Men's Heads, one higher than the other in an oval, half life-size

Walpole Society reference (1960): 
WS 89, № 67
Measurements (Van der Doort): 
7in x 8½in (17.8 x 21.6cm)
light from the right
wooden frame
Sir Dudley Carlton
Gift / Exchange / Bought / Inherited: 
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. 18 and V&A MS, f. 37, no 72 (WS 211)
Interpreting the text: 
The text in brackets comes from the V&A Manuscript
Identification certainty: 
Sale Inventory c.1649-51