Lord Denny.Anno 1541 Aetatis Suae 29.
Etching, with large margins. Plate 145 x 109mm. 5¾ x 4¼". Slight damage: nick to edge of plate upper right.
Sir Anthony Denny (1501-1549), courtier to King Henry VIII. He was the most prominent member of the Privy Chamber and also served as Groom of the Stool. He was a member of the reformist circle that offset the conservative religious influence of Gardiner, and by 1548 he was Keeper of Westminster Palace.
Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove. Pennington: 1387.
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