Thomas Seymour, Baron Seymour of Sudeley , c. 1509 - 49

Circular miniature in watercolour contained in a circular gilt metal display frame with a suspension ring and a scroll label below, engraved in black letters 'THOMAS LORD SEYMOUR'. The words 'Lord Seymour of Sudley' are also written on the back in pencil. The sitter is shown head and part shoulders, against a plain blue background, turned slightly to his right but facing the viewer. Apart from a little of a white shirt collar he is dressed in black, including bonnet hat with a gold bage supporting a black plume. He has blue eyes, red hair, beard and moustache. Formerly (to 1941) in the Duke of Buccleuch's collection, of which the probably 19th-century frame is characteristic.

Object Details

ID: MNT0137
Collection: Fine art
Type: Miniature
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Horenbout, follower of Lucas; English School, 16th century Holbein, Hans
Date made: circa 1545; circa 1545-47
People: Seymour, Thomas
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Measurements: Frame: 52 x 43 mm;Primary Support: 42 x 42 mm

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