Mary Bennett has suggested this appears to be a copy by Hunt after the portrait of Edward VI in the Royal Collection. It relates to the fancy dress worn by Holman Hunt's nephew, Teddy Wilson, in 'The King of Hearts' (Bronkhurst Cat.98) in a private collection.

  • Presented by the Friends of Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, 1985.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Association Artist Organisation
Artist William Holman Hunt -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
Brown/ Brown/ Russett Damson color/ all the embroidery of gold/ and jewels/ Lace Cuffs with BI/ embroidery of gold/and jewels/ Late Cuffs with BI/ embroidery/ grey/Br Liver color Boots
- - Handwritten - Pencil


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
on loan
- Ashmolean Musuem 1965 - 1985


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
William Holman Hunt: A Catalogue Raisonne
Judith Bronkhurst 2006 Yale University Press, New Haven and London D 221


By descent in the artist's family to Mrs Elisabeth Burt; sold Sotheby's 10 October 1985 (66 part); Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, 1985.

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Name Type
Edward VI Depicted

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