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Admiral Cornelius van Tromp (1629–1691)

Photo credit: National Trust, Antony

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This sumptuous portrait of the Dutch naval officer Admiral Cornelius Tromp (1629–1691) holding his naval gun and baton of command, was commissioned from a Dutch artist living in England by Ambrose Elton of Clevedon Court (a property in the care of the National Trust), 'in memory of theire great Intimacie of acquaintance'. He sat for both Borsselaer, in 1675, and Sir Peter Lely, in the same year Charles II gave him a baronetcy, which the portrait may have been painted to commemorate.

National Trust, Antony

Torpoint

  • Date

    1675

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    127 x 103.5 cm

  • Accession number

    352358

  • Acquisition method

    on loan from the Trustees of Antony

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National Trust, Antony

Torpoint, Cornwall PL11 2QA England

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