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Little is known of William Larkin's life, although for over a decade he worked for patrons connected with the royal court and he lived in the fashionable area of Blackfriars. Elizabethan and Jacobean court portraiture emphasised the wealth and status of the sitter rather than their character. Larkin's painstaking depiction of beautiful and expensive fabrics explains his popularity with his aristocratic sitters.
oil on panel
57.1 x 44.4 cm
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
Queens Road, Bristol, Bristol BS8 1RL EnglandView venue
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