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Creator Cornelis Ketel, 1548–1616, Dutch, active in Britain (1573–81)
Formerly Unknown artist, sixteenth century
Title Sir John Smythe of Westenhanger, Kent (1557–1608)
Alternate Title(s) John Smythe of Ostenhanger (now Westenhanger), Kent
Mr. Smyth of Ostenhanger, Aged 23
Date 1579
Medium Oil on panel
Dimensions 18 1/2 x 15 inches (47 x 38.1 cm)
Inscribed in gilded letters, upper right: "AO DNI 1579 | AETATIS. 23"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1973.1.14
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
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People Represented or Subject • Smythe, John, of Ostenhanger (1556?–1608)
Subject Terms costume | man | portrait | ruff | Tudor

Karen Hearn, Dynasties, painting in Tudor and Jacobean England, 1530-1630, Tate Publishing, London, 1995, 108, N6765 D95 1995 + (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. 11, 16, 23-25, fig. 5, CC78.3 .T94 2011

Gazes returned, the technical examination of early English panel painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2012, pp. 7-9, figs. 2-3, V2415 (YCBA

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