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Creator:
unknown artist sixteenth century
Title:

An Unknown Man, Aged 29, Possibly of the Kempe Family

Date:
1589
Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
22 x 17 inches (55.9 x 43.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in yellow paint, upper left: "[illegible]"

Dated in yellow paint, upper right: "AETATIS SUAE. 29. 1589"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.1.4
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
coat of arms | costume | crest | man | portrait | Tudor
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:195
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According to the York Herald of Arms (writing in 1969), the heraldic information suggests that the sitter was a member of the Kemp family of Spain's Hall, Finchingfield, Essex.

Gallery label for installation of YCBA collection, 2005

Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 28-29, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Ian Tyers, The tree-ring analysis of 23 panel paintings from the Yale Center for British Art , New Haven, dendrochronological consultancy report 470 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2011, pp. 13, 14, 16, 17, 45-47, fig. 22, CC78.3 .T94 2011 [ORBIS]


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